A recently leaked GeekBench report reveals that the Samsung company is in the process of an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update version for their Galaxy S6 device.

It won’t be surprising if Samsung’s 2015 flagship handset, the Galaxy S6 receives the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update in the coming weeks or so. The most recent schedule set for the Android Marshmallow for Samsung Gaxy devices reveal that in the first quarter of 2016, Samsung’s flagship smartphones like the Galaxy Note 5, the S6, S6 Edge and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ are set to get the Android Marshmallow update.

With new reports indicating that the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy S6 is presently under testing, it is likely that owners of the device will receive the update in January next year. Samsung Galaxy S6’s international edition the model number SM-G920F variant, will be among the first devices to officially receive the Android M update.

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Screenshots of an Android 6.0 Marshmallow powered Galaxy S6 previously surfaced showing a few of the firmware’s key features. The leaked images show off a ‘flattened’ TouchWiz UI version on the Galaxy S6, a polished white background combined with blue text has been updated to the pull-down status bar which gives you access to your notifications and phone’s settings. Moreover, Samsung apparently also adds a ‘Pro’ mode which provides new camera settings such as for ISO, shutter speed,white balance and exposure for their devices’ camera app.

Google’s newest Android version, the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is a slight upgrade from the Android 6.0 , which has already been made available to a few Nexus handsets.

An Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on the Galaxy S6  will indicate the likelihood of 2016 Samsung flagships having a similar build.

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