Android Marshmallow release date is set for next week. That’s when Android 6.0 will roll out to the Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9 and Nexus Player as an OTA update. The new version of Android will also arrive on the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P flagship phones. Read on for more details.
Battery life improvements, greater app permission controls, standardised support for fingerprint scanners, more granular volume controls, USB-C support and new Google Now features are all part of a mix that makes this an exciting upgrade for users – but is your phone actually going to get it?
It’s now known as Android Marshmallow after internally being called Android Macadamia Nut Cookie, and it’s well on the way to launching, with a “s’more” themed September 29 launch event, according to Google.
But do remember that when Android Marshmallow does launch you won’t necessarily have instant access to it, as it’s down to device manufacturers and, in some countries like the US, carriers to spend time with the new software before imbuing their phones and tablets with it.
If you’re using a Nexus device you’re most likely to get the update first and some other manufacturers such as Motorola are also good at sending out their updates fast.
To make the rollout less of a mystery here’s the latest – and constantly updated information – on when Android Marshmallow is likely to land on the various devices out there.Share