A few Android One smartphones started receiving Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow over-the-air (OTA) updates after Google recently issued it. General Mobile 4G and Cherry Mobile One are among the first to receive OTA updates, reports Tech Times.

Seems Google’s Android One devices are the first to get the OS update while a majority of the company’s OEM partners have yet to release Android 6.0 Marshmallow for their devices. Google’s most popular Nexus devices, including 6P and 5X, still run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, however.

A deluge of comments on XDA Developer Forum confirmed the news that a series of Android One handsets are receiving the updates, including Cherry Mobile One, which is a popular phone in Philippines.

There’s a lot of excitement among Android One users but for now they’ll have to do with only a few minor changes like stability improvements, bug fixes and a few tweaks here and there unless more features are added in future.

A slew of recent screenshots by user LlabTooFeR on Twitter suggested the handset with the MMB29K build will be the first to receive the Android 6.0.1 update. The screenshots further suggest Android’s security patch slated for December 1 will get a deluge of downloads on that day.

Another screenshot posted by Android Police divulged a 87.5MB tipping that indicates an incremental update for the OS update, reports Gadgets NDTV.

Reports on Android’s latest version distribution numbers show the number of active devices running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow has shot up to 0.3 percent. With Android One’s OS updates, Google is looking forward to expanding its revenues in the Indian market.

One hears the tech giant will be more lenient this time as regards its stringent hardware requirements, making it easier for OEM’s first generation devices.

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