With Android Nougat testing under way, Samsung is making sure to fulfill its commitment to the older devices. One such promise is Android Marshmallow for Galaxy J5 smartphone, which comes more than a year after the device’s release.

Starting from the unlocked variant, Android Marshmallow for Galaxy J5 is currently rolling out for devices in the Netherlands. Running on the updated firmware XXU1BPI3, the international J5 variant should swiftly follow in the coming weeks.

Apart from the best of Android 6.0 such as UI enhancement, performance upgrades and more, the Galaxy J5 is also updated with the September security patch from Google. Below is the official changelog of Android Marshmallow for Galaxy J5:

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  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Exercise greater control over app permissions
  • Experience enhanced battery-life through Doze
  • Redesigned App Drawer
  • Bug fixes
  • Stability improvements

Marshmallow for Galaxy J5

To check for the latest available update manually simply open Settings->About phone->Software update->Check for updates. You can also keep an eye out for all the latest available Galaxy J5 update on our Samsung firmware platform.

Have you received the Android Marshmallow update for your Galaxy J5 smartphone yet? Do let us know what all improvements have been added to the device apart from the major OS update.

Source: SamMobile

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