List of devices that will receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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As you know, Google is preparing a major update to its mobile operating system Android. The Android 6.0 will have many new features and capabilities, such as desktop rotating, ability to personalize the top status bar, calculation of spent mAh per each application, etc. And what smartphones will receive the new OS? This article is dedicated to those who intend to buy a new phone and want to be sure that his device will work with the most recent software.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Nexus

Traditionally, users of the latest generations of Nexus devices, who are already involved in the Developer Preview, will receive the final version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This includes the latest flagship Nexus 5, Nexus 6 and Nexus tablet 9and multimedia consoles Nexus Player. That is, the following devices will have Android 6.0 Marshmallow:

  • Nexus 5
  • Nexus 6
  • Nexus 7 (2013)
  • Nexus 9
  • Nexus Player
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus 6P
  • Google Pixel C

LG

LG Electronics do not particularly seek to update their devices to the new version of Android. Currently Marshmallow can count on only the last flagship LG G4, LG G Flex 2 and tablet LG G Pad 10.1. As a result, the list from LG looks:

  • LG G4
  • LG G3
  • LG G2 (under question)
  • LG G Flex 2
  • LG G Flex (under question)
  • LG G Pad 10.1

Sony

In contrast to Korean colleagues,  Sony will please almost all of its users. Android 6.0 Marshmallow will be installed on all devices of flagship series Xperia Z, including tablets, compact-version and even the first Xperia Z. In addition, the update will be downloaded to the latest series of smartphones such as the M, C, T and E, despite the fact that some of them were not prepared to Lollipop. Check out the list:

  • Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z3+/Z4
  • Sony Xperia Z3/Z3v
  • Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Sony Xperia C4
  • Sony Xperia M5
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Samsung

Samsung also does not lag behind its competitors, and prepares to upgrade high-end devices from the Galaxy series to Android 6.0 Marshmallow for its. Here is a list of confirmed devices:

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 (January 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos (January 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (January 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ (January 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (December 2015)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (February 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos (February 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (February 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy ALPHA
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A (9.7 and 8)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (April 2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 (March 2016)

There is also anecdotal evidence to updates for these devices:

  • Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7 и 8)
  • Galaxy A5 / A3
  • Galaxy E7 / E5
  • Galaxy J7 / J5 / J2

HTC

The Taiwanese company HTC announced following devices for update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow:

  • HTC One M9
  • HTC One M9+
  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One E9
  • HTC One E9+
  • HTC One E8
  • HTC One ME
  • HTC One M8 EYE
  • HTC Butterfly 3
  • HTC Desire 826
  • HTC Desire 820
  • HTC Desire 816

Smartphones One M9 and One M8 will be updated before the end of 2015.

Motorola

  • 2015 Moto X Pure Edition (3-rd generation)
  • 2015 Moto X Style (3-rd generation)
  • 2015 Moto X Play
  • 2015 Moto G (3-rd generation)
  • 2014 Moto X Pure Edition в США (2-nd generation)
  • 2014 Moto X в Латинской Америке, Европе и Азии (2-nd generation)
  • 2014 Moto G и Moto G с 4G LTE (2-nd generation)
  • 2014 / 2015 DROID Turbo
  • 2014 / 2015 Moto DROID MAXX
  • 2014 Moto Turbo
  • Moto E 2015 (Only in Canada, the US, Europe, Latin America and Asiaии)

Xiaomi

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i
  • Xiaomi Mi 4
  • Xiaomi Mi Note
  • Xiaomi Mi Note Pro

Huawei

  • Huawei P8
  • Huawei P8 Max
  • Huawei P8 Youth
  • Huawei Honor 6 Plus
  • Huawei Honor 6
  • Huawei Honor 7i
  • Huawei Honor 7
  • Huawei Mate S
  • Huawei MediaPad X2
  • Huawei Mate 7
  • Huawei Honor 4X
  • Huawei Honor 4C
  • Huawei Honor X2
  • Huawei G7 Plus

Asus

  • PadFone S (PF500KL);
  • ZenFone 2 (ZE550ML / ZE551ML);
  • ZenFone 2 Deluxe / Special Edition (ZE551ML);
  • ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE500KG / ZE500KL / ZE550KL / ZE600KL / ZE601KL);
  • ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL).

Lenovo

Recently, the official website of Lenovo reported that 5 devices will be updated to Marshmallow in summer – autumn 2016.

  • K3 Note
  • A7000
  • A7000 Plus
  • Vibe S1
  • Vibe P1

CyanogenMod

Developers of CyanogenMod firmware have released several builds of 13th version based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. They are available for the following devices:

  • Moto X 2014 (victara);
  • LG G3 Verizon (vs985);
  • LG G2 Verizon (vs980);
  • LG G Pad 7 LTE (v410);
  • LG G Pad 7 (v400);
  • Moto G 4G 2014 (thea);
  • Moto G 2014 (titan);
  • Nexus 6 (shamu).

Builds are very unstable, so it is not recommended to install them on the device for continued use.

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