T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 is now being updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 is now being updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
A couple of months ago, Samsung started rolling out an official Android Marshmallow update for the international version of the Galaxy S5 - the company's flagship smartphone of 2014. Not long after that, Sprint updated its variants of the handset, and, now, T-Mobile is also bringing Marshmallow to its Galaxy S5.

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?

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source: T-Mobile via TmoNews

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Galaxy S5
  • 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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7 Comments

1. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

hmm I wonder how good the performance of it is running MM

2. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

I am going to switch back from CM13 because a lot of people are saying performance and battery life is the best it has ever been.

6. ava51

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

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.

3. ajith25

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 07, 2016

My s4 is stuck with 5.0, It was 4.2. Out of the box. sammy pushed 2 major android updates.

4. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

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

5. matistight

Posts: 986; Member since: May 13, 2009

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.

7. SprintGuy26

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

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