early as autumn launched Android 6.0, there are now the version 6.0.1 of marshmallow. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS shows when Samsung, LG & Co. finally get Android update!
God lasts long! Already on 5 October 2015, the first Android updates to version 6.0 appeared alias marshmallow for Google’s Nexus devices, on December 10, then followed the first major update to Android 6.0.1 – initially for Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P . Owners of other mobile phones wait, wait and wait! Android 6.0.1 fixes minor problems, closes security gaps and bring new Emoji with it. First smartphone that does not come from Google, which is HTC’s One A9 appeared from the factory with Android. 6But what of updates with other manufacturers and devices? ULTIMATE TECH NEWS gives you an overview of when the new operating system for which smartphone and tablet appears.
Google does (as always) the beginning
At Google, there were no surprises: Most of the Nexus devices has already received the new Android system. Foremost among the standing Nexus 5 by LG, Motorola Nexus 6and the two tablets Nexus 7 (2013) of Asus and HTC Nexus 9 on October 5, 2015. With the smartphone Nexus 5X from LG and Nexus 6P that the Chinese manufacturer Huawei has developed, also two new flagships started with marshmallow. Another Google device with the new operating system is the tablet pixels C . Meanwhile, running all devices with the latest version of marshmallow, Android 6.0.1. The only exception is the Nexus Player , a streaming box of Asus from the year 2014: While the streaming box of Asus from the year 2014 has received the upgrade to Android 6.0, but another update remains off initially. A total of three Nexus devices provide not dip the marshmallow, including Asus’ 2012er variant of the Nexus 7 , the Samsung Tablet Nexus 10 and the LGNexus 4 by 2012. “The best tips and tricks for Android 6.0
If Samsung is doing something
Now the cat is out of the bag: Samsung has supplied its first models with the marshmallow-update on 31 January 2016 – though initially only in South Korea.Experience has shown that follows the western market about four weeks later (probably March 2016), but the Koreans initially covered. Samsung skips the first marshmallow version and update the firmware of the Galaxy S6 , S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus on Android 6.0.1. After S6 family that might Galaxy Note 5 or S5 ‘s turn to be, to the effect, there was no confirmation from the manufacturer. Already in mid-November 2015, the online portal Phone Area get a road map of Koreans in the fingers. Accordingly, the Android update will appear in three phases up to 22 Galaxy devices. In the first phase, Samsung supplied primarily its flagships. Subsequently, the middle-class smartphones and two tablets in the enjoyment of marshmallow come. By scanning these are definitely note 3 ,S4 and the Galaxy J1 like. The exact timetables are only partially known and refer to the most part to the first release phase. In January 2016 updated version of the first events has emerged. The following photo gallery contains 22 smartphones and tablets that are pending a software update or could queue.
Motorola launches by
The US company Motorola, with headquarters in Chicago has almost done his duty: In addition to the Moto E smartphones have (at least partially) get the marshmallow-update. The Moto X (2nd generation) has this mid December 2015 made a start and was the first phone with nationwide OS upgrade. For other models, such as the Moto X Force or Moto G (3rd generation), the user will have to wait in Germany or something. yet it is clear no release date for the Moto E. The update plans have been early known on our own blog Motorola. On the list there are also smartphones, which in this country are not available. The photo gallery shows all Motorola phones, who got or get Marshmallow and available in German stores are.
First Sony phone with the Update
Although Sony was quick to offer a per-release versions for developers, the Japanese have a bit (test) allowed time with the marshmallow-update. In early February took place now the start of the upgrade to Android 6.0. In Turkey, the user could Xperia Z5 load the new operating system, the date for the German Z5 owners should be imminent. Also, the Xperia Z5 Compact and Z5 Premium surely follow soon – accurate data for release are not yet known. An extended beta test with Z3 – and Z3 Compact OVERALL also showed that the participants were completely satisfied with the offered trial. Overall, getting up to 20 devices, the new Android software, some older models ranked Sony made. This includes the Z1 , Z1 Compact , Z and Z Ultra . Behind the E-series, the M2 , the T2 Ultra and the T3 currently are question marks. All confirmed Xperia devices shows the photo gallery.
LG remains modest
Although LG with the Nexus 5X and the G4 already has two horses (since the end of November 2015) in the race, it still looks relatively mau with marshmallow devices. Only the LG G3 gets after the release in Poland soon in Germany an OS upgrade. For the new Lg V10 it should soon give marshmallow, but an exact date is not known. Customers of US mobile carrier Sprint have already received contrast Android 6.0 for the US-exclusive LG G Stylo. Latest information points to a firmware update for the Flex 2 out further assurances as to dates and models, LG has not yet been moved. But most likely falls the Lg G2 through the cracks.
HTC follows on Google
A tweet in October 2015, it confirmed: HTC adds twelve older devices with the new operating system, a road map from December 2015 even showed 17 phones. With the published last year One A9 Taiwanese make also the first non-Nexus device with a marshmallow, the update to 6.0.1 followed the end of 2015. Prime 2016 was followed by the One (M8) and One (M9) running Android 6.0. HTC considered the One Mini 2 , One M7and One mini is no longer, however. In the photo gallery all phones are listed for which the marshmallow upgrade is announced.
Huawei Honor and raring
Even in the camp of Huawei remained still for long. Unlike Motorola, the Chinese company has traditionally been the past when it comes to updating their Android devices. The commission Google Nexus 6P, which has now received Version 6.0.1 of the Android operating system, expected to lead to this regard but a certain amount of thrust for the company. In December 2015 launched the beta test phase for the flagship Honor 7 , selected users may test 6.0 exclusive Android. A Twitter message of Indian Honor division According to the final version comes in February 2016. The first Huawei phones, obtain the upgrade to the current operating system, the company belongs to the mid-2015 appeared P8 . The time gave the Chinese are not known, the Beta has been available since mid-December, 2015. The first Huawei smartphone that comes with a marshmallow factory, is the maté 8 . Together with its subsidiary Honor Huawei has already published a list of all devices that receive the OS update. The photo gallery shows all marshmallow smartphones from Huawei and Honor.
OnePlus CEO promises updates
In November 2015 OnePlus CEO Carl Pei won the marshmallow upgrade for the OnePlus, OnePlus X and OnePlus 2 confirmed. The latter model is to get in the first quarter 2016 Android 6.0, the predecessor probably. First, the Chinese need to customize the version of Cyanogen and Oxygen OS to the new OS. For the OnePlus X there are still no details regarding the update timing, apparently, it is focused for now on the other two models.