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The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at the company headquarters in Seoul March 13, 2009. Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Samsung is widely expected to soon release the Android 6.0 update for its 2015 flagships. The Galaxy Note 5 is on schedule to receive it next month.

An updated status of the firmware reveals the Galaxy S6 Edge+ handsets won’t be getting it next month. The upgrade will be released to S6 Edge+ users in January 2016.

Android 6.0 For Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+ and other smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 users are all set to receive the new software in December, according to a leaked photo of the Android 6.0 update for Samsung devices released by Phone Arena. Recently, a T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 installed a rogue edition of the update while re-installing the firmware on his device. Hence, the release of Android 6.0 seems to be ready and imminent for Note 5 users.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ users were also supposed to get Android M next month. Fresh details indicate the update will be made available for S6 Edge+ as well as for users of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in January next year.

The update has been approved for Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge and is expected to be available by February next year. In March 2016, Galaxy A8 is scheduled to get Android 6.0 followed by the Galaxy S5 in April. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS update for both handsets has been approved.

The Android 6.0 upgrade status for a slew of Samsung handsets such as Galaxy Alpha, A5, A3, E7, E5, J7, J5, and J2 are shown as “waiting approval”. Also, the update status for Galaxy J1 shows “cancelled”. The software update status for Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 shows “not approved”.

Android 6.0 for Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Galaxy S2

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7” and 8” tablets are waiting for the approval of the Android M upgrade. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4”, Galaxy Tab A 9.7” and Tab A 8” are also awaiting approval. The only Samsung tablet that has an estimated roll out period in April 2016 is the Galaxy Tab S 10.5".

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