Reports say that, tomorrow, or on March 15, the AT&T carrier will release the Android update to Samsung’s Galaxy S6. The Galaxy Note 5 is expected to be upgraded as well and the firmware will be available over the air, so you should be notified soon.
AT&T hasn’t confirmed the release dates, but an internal portal suggests that the Galaxy S6 owners will receive the OTA update on March 14, while other reports indicate that Marshmallow will start rolling out on March 15. If the OTA will not arrive automatically, you will manually check if the update is available for your device by going to Settings > About Device > Download Updates Manually.
Marshmallow will land on the Galaxy Note 5 as well, but it is rumored that it comes with some serious Wi-Fi and battery-drain issues and Samsung will need to solve this problem by launching a second version of this operating system. Other US carriers might update these two models next week, and this would coincide with the Q1 release schedule that was promised a while ago.
Both the Galaxy S6 and Note 5 share the same Exynos 7420 Octa chipset with a quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 processor, which is backed by a Mali-T760MP8 GPU, but the phablet supports 4GB of RAM, with 1GB more than its sibling. However, Samsung is offering three variants of internal memories for each device: 32/64/128 GB, but they’re not expandable, which is a big disadvantage.
Their rear camera has a resolution of 16MP, an aperture of f/1.9, and some of the main features that are worth mentioning are OIS, autofocus, LED flash, 4K video recording etc. As for the front camera, its resolution is 5MP and can take pretty decent selfies.
The Galaxy S6 has a smaller screen of 5.1-inch, while the Note 5 is a massive phablet with a 5.7-inch, but both devices support a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. None of the devices has a removable battery and the owners of the S6 were disappointed of its capacity of only 2550mAh. The Note 5 has also a smaller battery than its predecessor, so you’ll have to deal with its capacity of 3000mAh.
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