LG is preparing its G3 and G4 devices to receive the latest mobile operating system that Google just released, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
It seems that the South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation has already updated the support documents of these two devices on its Korean website and listed information about the Android 6.0 Marshmallow
LG was one of the first few OEM’s that selected what devices manufactured by them will receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop and it seems that this is happening again with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow. However, LG didn’t bring the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update to many of its handsets yet and this makes us think that most of its devices will skip the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, instead.
HTC will also update its HTC Desire 820, Desire 816, One E8 and One M9 to Marshmallow. We’re pretty sure that there will be other devices that will receive the latest Android OS but for now, these are the only devices from HTC that will surely get it soon.
At the same time, Motorola listed a few smartphones that will receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. It seems that the Moto G (2nd generation), Moto G (2nd generation) LTE, Moto X (2nd generation), Google Nexus 6, Moto G (3rd generation), Moto X Pure Edition (3rd generation), Moto Turbo, Moto X Pure Edition, Moto Maxx, Droid Turbo, Moto X Style and Moto X Play will be the first Motorola devices that will receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow pretty soon. Unfortunately, Motorola didn’t say when the latest Android OS will be released for the devices we’ve mentioned above, but hopefully, it will happen before the end of 2015.
We remind you that the Nexus devices are receiving the Android OS directly from Google while other smartphones need to wait for the manufacturers and carriers to approve the update and only after that the update is released over-the-air (OTA). Once the update is released over-the-air, it will also take a while until you receive it on your device, because it will depend on the carrier and country you live in. For example, it can take months until you will receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on a device that was released in 2014 or 2015.
Keep in mind that the devices that are older than 2 years will not get Android updates anymore.