Leaks about the latest upgrades on the Samsung generation phones have been surfacing for months now, particularly on the status of the release of the Android 6.0 updates for the manufacturer’s 2014 and 2015 flagships. We have a post about the S5 and S6 getting Marshmallow.
Although not much have been heard from the Korean manufacturer, but a list is said to have come up of a number of Android devices that will be running with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This includes Samsung Galaxy S5, S6 Edge+, S6, S6 Edge, Note 4 and N6te 4 Edge with the approved dates between February and April.
The roadmap of the rumored release of Marshmallow comes from different leaks, one report stated that there will be the three-stage rollout dates with the month of December being the first release date. However, this did not push through. From what has been released by a recent leak is that in February, the S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and the Note 5 might get the much-awaited update.
Last year, around the middle part of December, a leak on the roadmap came from Vietnam. This is not surprising since Samsung has chosen this location for its production expansion. In this report, the release date has been moved to the first quarter of 2016 while the Galaxy Tab S2 and the Galaxy Tab A are scheduled for the second quarter.
These leaks are changing over time which has made the whole thing a bit disappointing with yet another rumor that Samsung has delayed the Marshmallow release once again. But despite the rollercoaster leaking of information, the Android 6.0 is said to be the best version so far. Most of the Android users are still waiting for the Marshmallow update on their devices.
With the upcoming MWC 2016 which will be held in Barcelona from February 22 to 25, perhaps, these rumors will be put to an end. The Galaxy S7 is believed to already be equipped with the Marshmallow OS and this flagship might just be unveiled at the MWC.
Updates on Security
Samsung is also rolling its security updates in the early part of the year to its Galaxy flagships which are said to be similar to the rollout Google had on its Nexus devices. Although nothing is really confirmed, it is speculated that these January updates will be focused on Android 5.1. To learn more about this, Google has a security update bulletin you can check out.
Word came out that the phablet version will be the first to be unveiled with the Galaxy Note upgrade in February, the Galaxy S5 will have the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update around March or April but then again, there really is not definite date.
Leaks have always been present when it comes to technology and these should not be surprising at all. Even the release of the iOS 9.2.1 jaibreak tool has been put off time and again. Learn more about this from our post. But if there is one thing that is for sure, Korean phone manufacturer, Samsung, is working on this issue. , Perhaps it is just waiting for the perfect release date. For now, we just have to anticipate and hope this does not disappoint us.
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