Twelve Samsung devices will get Marshmallow update in Q1 2016; both Galaxy Tab S2 variants to get in Q2 2016

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

It seems like Samsung has updated its list of devices worthy of getting the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. The South Korean tech conglomerate has postponed the timeframe for a few high-end devices, including the recently released Galaxy S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus.

SamMobile first noted the updated list of devices published by SamsungViet, which reveals the altered roadmap for Samsung devices tipped for getting Android 6.0 updates. However, the report also mentions that the tentative or estimated dates can always change when the company actually rolls out the firmware update.   

The list of 12 Samsung devices getting Marshmallow in Q1 2016:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A

The leaked document also lists the devices getting the Android v6.0 in Q2 2016 which includes Samsung Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Tab A, Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 and Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. Earlier reports indicated that the most coveted Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus to get Marshmallow update in December 2015.

However, the validity of the report is yet to be confirmed. It is worth mentioning that the Galaxy Note Edge has been mentioned twice in the report.

In the United States, T-Mobile has confirmed the list of devices which will receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. Apart from Nexus devices, the list also includes smartphones from Samsung, HTC and LG. T-Mobile will update Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Galaxy Tab S2.   

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