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Here are some photos of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge running Android 6 Marshmallow

Here are some photos of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge running Android 6 Marshmallow

It was just about a month ago when we first saw leaks of Samsung's upcoming Android 6 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. In the following weeks, we were treated to a video of a Marshmallow-toting Galaxy Note 4, and heard about a public beta test of the new software, heading to a select few users in the UK. If you are just hearing about this now – sorry, but all the slots are taken. But fret not, the kind fellows at SamMobile have got the beta installed on a standard Galaxy S6 and a Galaxy S6 edge and were kind enough to share a bunch of photos of the phones running the new OS.

At first look – not much has changed. If you've used a high-end 2015 Sammy smartphone, you will feel right at home. The UI seems to have naturally progressed to a sleeker, flatter look, with more transparency and blur effects added when certain edit screens are open. There are a few new sorting options, including a pretty cool app search menu. And the Galaxy S6 / S6 edge will get the full-on Pro mode for the camera that the Note 5 has! To clarify – yes, the Galaxy S6 does have its own Pro mode, but it is currently less elaborate than the one in the Note 5, as it is lacking a shutter speed control, and having a limited 5-step white balance slider.

And hey, if you've missed it – from the aforementioned Note 4 video, it seems that the 2014 phablet will get the same new and rehashed interface. Would that make it as snappy as the Note 5? Let's hope so!


source: SamMobile

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posted on 31 Dec 2015, 05:26 9

1. RajRicardo (Posts: 371; Member since: 28 Feb 2014)


Hey Paul, its the last day of the year. Go out and have some fun :D

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 05:31

3. babyk (Posts: 296; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


Good idea for him

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 06:36 25

9. paul.k (Posts: 141; Member since: 17 Jul 2014)


What is this fun you speak of? Are there smartphones outside?

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 09:42 1

14. tedkord (Posts: 9855; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Yep. Everywhere I go, everyone has his face buried in one. Sitting, walking, driving, doesn't matter. It's much easier than conversing with other people.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 16:10

20. FrankUnderwood2 (Posts: 209; Member since: 01 Oct 2015)


You are my brother. :-)
Nailed it.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 05:29

2. shaineql (Posts: 342; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Beautifull!

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 05:44 3

4. Tommy1960i (Posts: 119; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)


I like the road SAMSUNG is taking. Premium phones... I just hope they will make these updates faster.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 08:46

12. engineer-1701d (Posts: 3207; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


like windows just did bypass carrier updates just announced 2 days ago thats how samsung should do it for galaxy and not line only since thats the high end phones

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 20:54

26. epdm2be (Posts: 451; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)


I don't. I can't use these bloody things anymore at night without waking up the entire block with that blinding white, goddamned!

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 05:56 1

5. bistech (Posts: 59; Member since: 23 Jul 2015)


Apple copycat

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 06:01 23

6. TyrionLannister (unregistered)


Are you serious?

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 07:43 3

10. sissy246 (Posts: 526; Member since: 04 Mar 2015)


Go away jealous little icrap lover. Stop wishing your icrap was as good as Samsung flagship phones.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 06:02 6

7. TyrionLannister (unregistered)


Is smart capture like scroll capture? I love that feature on note 5 and hope every phone has it.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 23:46

23. hakn5897 (Posts: 20; Member since: 19 Dec 2015)


yes. gs6 6.0 got it.

posted on 01 Jan 2016, 15:45

24. buccob (Posts: 2489; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


I love that feature too... I wonder if some third party app can adopt it

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 06:10

8. Loubielou (Posts: 496; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


We All 2016 is the year Samsung improves it Software on its phones,and can offer regular updates for there phones as they always seem to be the slowest to offer Updates

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 08:08

11. BkingT22 (Posts: 9; Member since: 05 Sep 2014)


who cares what it adds does it fix the horrible battery life it has ... i downgraded to a HTC one m8 battery was minimum 12 hours now with marshmallow its even better it just sips battery got a day and a half battery if Samsung can match that ill go back the the S6 but S7 is out soon

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 09:29 2

13. artificialintelligence (Posts: 147; Member since: 05 Dec 2015)


Still waiting for marshmallow for my s6 -_- whatever Im tired of waiting for Samsung I'm getting a blackberry priv

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 10:32

16. JMartin22 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)


If you're going to switch from a Samsung device to a completely different platform because you can't get Marshmallow right away, then I doubt you own a Samsung smartphone.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 12:49 3

18. artificialintelligence (Posts: 147; Member since: 05 Dec 2015)


Diffraction platform? Are you stupid blackberry and samsung are on the same platform "android" I doubt you own a smartphone

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 12:56

19. artificialintelligence (Posts: 147; Member since: 05 Dec 2015)


different*

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 10:30 4

15. JMartin22 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)


I'm not in a rush for them to release a software revision to the public just for the sake of a number change. If spending a few extra months on it means they optimize performance and efficiency more thoroughly, then I'll be happy with a current version that is stable in the meantime.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 12:36

17. Hexa-core (banned) (Posts: 2131; Member since: 11 Aug 2015)


I too. I prefer to wait longer for more stable OS update, than get it quickly with bugs.

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 16:10 1

21. FrankUnderwood2 (Posts: 209; Member since: 01 Oct 2015)


Is it weird that I have started to actually like Touchwiz UI?

posted on 01 Jan 2016, 16:27

25. killer7D (Posts: 249; Member since: 18 Sep 2014)


I started to like TouchWiz too ..

posted on 31 Dec 2015, 18:01

22. aegislash (Posts: 195; Member since: 27 Jan 2015)


Really not liking the whole transparent border around the non-Samsung apps. Way too iOS like.

That's one thing I love about Android is how icons can have their own individual shapes and looks. Thank god for the ability to change launchers because this icon crap makes me like Touchwiz even less.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 20:57

27. epdm2be (Posts: 451; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)


They should use more black instead of white on Amoled screens as it saves battery. No wonder why everyone is complaining about horrible battery-life on these phones :-(

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