Android 6.0 Marshmallow could be released on October 5 (for Nexus 5 and Nexus 6)

Android 6.0 Marshmallow could be released on October 5 (for Nexus 5 and Nexus 6)
Google already announced that it would host a media event next week, on September 29, when we're all expecting the company to unveil two new Nexus smartphones (the LG-made Nexus 5X, and the Huawei-made Nexus 6P).

But will Android 6.0 Marshmallow for older handsets be launched on that day, too? Well, we can't know for sure, but, according to Bell - one of Canada's largest mobile carriers - the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 could be updated to the new version of Android on October 5. However, this date is subject to change.

Needless to say, the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 should be the world's first handsets to get the Marshmallow update (Nexus smartphones are always the first to be updated). Of course, the October 5 date might be valid just for Canada, and we may see the Nexus 5 and 6 getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow sooner in the US. In any case, we should definitely expect updates to be rolled out not long after September 29.

Currently available only as a Developer Preview, Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with plenty of novelties and improvements over Android Lollipop, including Android Pay, enhanced Google Now, standardized fingerprint support, a new power saving mode dubbed "doze", and so on.


via: Mobile Syrup

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12 Comments

1. djkhalid

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

IDC since im getting the Nexus 5X, my nexus 5 has held up pretty well but time for an upgrade

2. Carl3000

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

Don't waste your money. Get new Xperia Z5.

3. djkhalid

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

I would but I'm very big on software updates, something sony sucks at

6. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

i don't agree with you,sony entire z series have gotten lollipop update from the original Z, Z1,Z2, Z3,Z4 and now Z5. Can't say the same about samsung,their galaxy s3.s4 and note 2 and 3 have no official update for lollipop so sony is pretty good on updates in my opinion

8. Norris

Posts: 121; Member since: Jun 26, 2015

My S4 got Lollipop months ago...

11. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

Just saying. Galaxy S3 should be comparable to Xperia S or Xperia T, and not Xperia Z.

4. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

i feel sony phones are a bit overpriced..

7. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

i agree with you on this one, I'd love to get a z3 dual sim but price is two high for me

5. Lycan155

Posts: 254; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Looks good im especially happy for the Seperate apps permissions , im also thrilled for touchwiz on top of M

9. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

What djkhalid was trying to say is timely updates which only nexus does for Android

10. surethom

Posts: 1666; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

I hope m is sent out to UK nexus 5 quickly in Oct early Nov not any later, because I want nexus 5 x & m has the NFC transfer for new phones that FINALLY copy over your home screen app positions.

12. djkhalid

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

I'm on my nexus 5 and my app drawer looks I'm the marshmallow one but I'm running lollipop...

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