T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 is now being updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
posted by Florin T. / May 23, 2016, 5:13 PM
Owners of T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S5 should get the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update over the air beginning today, May 23. The update weighs in at a bit over 1 GB, and, besides bringing all the good stuff that Marshmallow has to offer, it includes a "device slowness fix", as well as the May Android security patch.
Now over 2 years old, the Samsung Galaxy S5 can still be purchased from T-Mobile, but only as a certified pre-owned device - costing $299.99 outright. Whether or not customers are still interested in buying the Galaxy S5, it's good to see that a device which initially ran Android 4.4. KitKat is being updated to Marshmallow, isn't it?
source: T-Mobile via TmoNews
Samsung Galaxy S5 OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2 View Full specs
- Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
- Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)
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hmm I wonder how good the performance of it is running MM
posted on May 23, 2016, 5:51 PM 0
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T-mobile is in form now a days it also released security update for for its carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge http://www.smartphonesupdates.
com/t-mobile-releases-another-security-update-for-the-galaxy-s7-and-galaxy-s7-edge-in-the-us/ located in the region.
posted on May 24, 2016, 1:13 AM 0
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kill it with fire.....quick....working for said carrier, and dealing with botched s6 updates (yes engineering is engaged with Samsung on updates that are screwing up phones when going to 6.x), this is just another pain point to deal with. Please Samsung don't let this be like the s6 update....please
posted on May 23, 2016, 10:57 PM 0
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Had a customer bring in a Note 4 with 6.0.1 on it and it killed their speaker, and makes the phone freeze up every 10-15 seconds, then it'll work, then freeze up again. This was after being on for 5+ minutes.
posted on May 23, 2016, 11:26 PM 0
Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 21, 2011
on my LG G3 got the 6.0 update from 5.0.1 i had a few issues with things crashing and not opening ..so i did a factory reset and it fix all the issues i was having and phone is running 10x better than before....sooo maybe after the update to MM u have to do a hard reset
posted on May 24, 2016, 8:27 AM 0
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