The One M9 from Sprint is finally being upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, after the US carrier has firstly rolled out this firmware to the previous One M8. The owners of the latest flagship are starting to receive the update over the air and this will happen in phases, but they can also manually install the software. Another flagship that began receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the LG G4 sold by T-Mobile.
The One M9 and LG G4 are two flagships that have been released last spring. The latter came loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop, while the first one ran initially on version 5.0, then it was updated to 5.1. Since then, none of these devices have received another update, as most likely, their manufacturers were waiting for the release of 6.0 Marshmallow.
After the launch of Marshmallow, HTC brought its first device with this OS installed on it: One A9. Then, the owners of the One M9 were hoping that this update will reach their devices soon, but they were very disappointed when Sprint chose to firstly upgrade its predecessor, the One M8, a few weeks ago. But now, the One M9 devices are starting to receive the firmware over the air and the software version is 3.41.651.3.
The OTA update is rolling out to the LG G4 as well, and a few users on the H81110n, H81110h, and H81110d have reported that they’ve received the software version H81120i. Those who have installed the LG Bridge application have noticed that the update was automatically installed, but the rest of the users will receive the Marshmallow firmware in the next few weeks.
LG recommends the users to connect their devices to a wireless network, because the update is very large in size – 963 MB, and the battery must be charged up to at least 50 percent. Android 6.0 comes with new emojis, Doze – battery saver mode and the device is also getting the latest January security patch.
On February 21, LG is expected to announce the G5 flagship, which will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
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