Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the latest update from Google and may be the best Android software version to date. However, for many Android users who are not owners of the Nexus series of smartphones, they still waiting for the update to reach their devices.Even those handset models that were unleashed from Android giants in the smartphone industry, are yet to see the Marshmallow update, this includes Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 devices.A recent leak reveals the date details for the update release, which also features the Samsung company's 2014 and 2015 flagships.According to the leaked information, owners of the Samsung handsets will be have to wait a few more weeks or months before they can receive the Android Marshmallow OS update. The new timetable reveals that the Galaxy S6, the S6 Edge and the S6 Edge+ are scheduled to be upgraded with the Android 6.0 between February and March. Though, the exact dates were not disclosed, the Galaxy Note 5 is set for a February release update. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S5 is slated for the Android 6.0 update in either March or April, akin to the Galaxy Note Edge and the Note 4.What is clear however, is that the testing of the Android version builds is already underway, even if the Samsung company has not yet rolled them out. As earlier rumors reported, a Galaxy S5 intended Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow version update was released to at least one user by mistake and the release even appeared to be genuine.On the other hand, Samsung's upcoming flagship device the Galaxy S7 is supposedly set be shipped running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Scheduled to be officially launched at the MWC 2016 event, rumors indicate that the smartphone will be unveiled on March 11th.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool