HTC Desire Eye to get a surprising update to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

HTC Desire Eye to get a surprising update to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
It looks like the One M8 isn't the only HTC smartphone of 2014 that's getting an official update to Android Marshmallow. According to HTC ROM developer @LlabTooFeR, it's been "confirmed" that the Desire Eye would also get Marshmallow (Android 6.0.1) with Sense 7.0 UI. While there's no word on exactly when Desire Eye owners should expect to receive the update, it should happen "later this year."

Introduced in late 2014 with Android 4.4 KitKat on board, the Desire Eye currently runs Android Lollipop with Sense 6.0 UI, following an update released in the summer of 2015.

The HTC Desire Eye is available in many parts of the world, including in the US, where AT&T is selling it starting at $9.34 per month, or $279.99 outright.

As you may have heard until now, Android Marshmallow brings significant improvements over Lollipop, including longer battery life (thanks to what Google is calling Doze mode), Now on Tap (offering contextual information based on what's on your screen), individual app permissions, and so on. As for the HTC Desire Eye, you can find out more about the smartphone by reading our review of it.


source: Twitter

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Desire EYE
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2400 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

HTC is better than other OEM's in updates.

3. torr310

Posts: 1645; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Kudos to HTC! Wish they make great products this year! The past few years are disasters!

4. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I'm actually surprised that somebody actually bought this phone :P

5. waqarzec

Posts: 70; Member since: May 09, 2013

And no one is going to like ur comment

6. xq10xa

Posts: 808; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Yeah right? All 200 people will be very happy.

10. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

It is not a bad phone. It is actually the same as the M8 minus metal and with better cameras and waterproofing.

11. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

I'm an owner of this phone and yes it's not a bad phone at all, just needs more storage (16gb but merely 8gb accessible) and no 4K recording or OIS, everything else is badass..

7. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Finally some love for my baby.. thank u so much

8. theo14461 unregistered

Oh beautiful, some piece of crap phone gets M before most top end Samsungs. Thank God for the iPhone.

9. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Not sure if you're an Apple fanboy, or just a hater who is trying to generate more Apple hate by trolling Android.

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