Smartphones to Receive Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update

Android Marshmallow Update Information, Release Dates and Features

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While many of the smartdevice owners already waiting for Android 7.0 update for their phones, there are still many devices that are waiting to be upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Since not all the devices -especially low-range phones of older models of some smarthphones and tablets – recieve Android updates at the same time, when some of the devices are already running for Android O 8.0, we are still looking for Android Marshmallow now in july 2017.

Before we go any further; we would like to give you more information about this relatively older version of the OS:

Marshmallow Update Release Dates and Features:


Android 6.0 has first been released in the september of 2015 meaning almost 2 years ago but until today, the percentage of all the devices that received the update and enabled to be upgraded is still only 37% altough if we take into consideration that Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat only arrived to less than 10% of all the smart devices, it actually is not a bad number but since the first release date is 2015, it is normal to have a expectancy of a bigger percentage.

The Features of Android Marshmallow 6:

android marshmallow 6 update release dates and which devices will receive the updateWith the arrival of Android Marshmallow, it has been a great revolution and arrived more than 50 new features some of which were also existent in Android Lollipop version as well but sure thing is that in Android Marshmallow all these features are even better and more professional and work without failure .

The Main Changes with Android 6.0 Upgrade include;

  • System Function Improvements and Novelties
  • Battery Life Improvements
  • Search function improvements and Novelties
  • Customization Functionality Novelties and Improvements
  • Functions of Sharing


Now On Tap Improved with Marshmallow:

The earlier OS version Android Lollipol was already offering Google Now. – actually the first introduction of Google Now comes with Android Jellybean update-

As all we know, Google Now is the customized cards that help us to reach the related information of the spesific topic we are reading about. With Marshmallow upgrade, while we are on s paesifi screen, not only about the general topic but on tapping about the spesific part of the article we are reading we will be able to recieve this tailor made cards.

Fingerprint Authentication Feature of Android 6.0

With the arrival of  Marshmallow, only if your device is compatible with the feature, you will be able to use your fingerprint to unlock the screen of your smartphone or even make payments in google play store or Android Pay for your favorite application without needing to intoduce again your credit card details. .

Battery Life Improvemen

Batteries squeezed by DOZE, the battery life is expected to be longer with 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade.


Uniting USB with the SD Card For More Space

As the title suggests, it will be possible to unite USB with the SD Card for Better Memory and More Space on Marhmallow operated devices.

 Lock screen Improment of Android 6.0 and 6.1
The lock screen of the devices are improved.. Direct access to calls has been replaced by access to Google voice commands.

Leave Me Alone Mode

When we set dont disturb mode on Marshmallow, everything , every single application will be silence except the alarm clock and others given spesific priority.

 Ram Memory Improvements, Selecting the Text for Google Translation Service, 4K Screen resolution and direct share options are also imrpoved features of Android Marshmallow 6.0 and 6.1 update when the devices are compatible with them.

Smartphones to Receive Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update



Which Devices Receive Android Marshmallow 6.0?


Below you will be find a full list of the most used and most popular smartphones and tablets that receive the Marshmallow update of Android OS. Later we will be writing other related and more detailed post of the update for each device.

Nexus:  Android Marshmallow Update Information, Release Dates, devices to Receive the Update

As one may expect, being the own products of google, Nexus devices long time ago received the Marshmallow update starting with the models Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

Some Nexus smartphones and tablets even started to receive the latest Android version Oreo


  • Nexus 5 yes
  • Nexus 6  yes
  • Nexus 9 (LTE)  yes
  • Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi) “” yes
  • Nexus Player  yes
  • Nexus 7 [2013] yes
  • Nexus 7 [2013] (Wi-Fi)  yes
  • Nexus 4 Not getting the update unfortunately
  • Nexus 5 Yes
  • nexus 6 Yes
  • Nexus 5x Yes
  • Nexus 6P Yes
  • Nexus 7 ( 2012) Not getting the update

Alcatel Marshmallow Update for Onetouch Easy Idol 3:


The most popular model that was launched in 2015 by Alcatel company was Idol 3 and after the may of 2016, Idol 3 started receive the Marshmallow update.

Alcatel One Touch İdol is the only Alcatel Model with Android 6.0 at the moment.




Asus brand is not the best in the world when it comes to software updates and although the serie of Asus Zenfone like zenfone 4-5-6 already received the update for the older version Lollipop, there is still doubts for many devices  of Asus if will be upgradable to Android 6.0 or 6.1.

But for the newer series of Asus Zenfone 2, many devices will get the update starting with Asus Padfone S tablet.

List of Other Asus Devices Expected to Receive Marshmallow Udpate:


Unfortunately at the moment we are still not sure about the exact release dates of the updates for each device but the list includes all the Asus devices that will eventually be receivng the update.

  1. Zenfone 6
  4. Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML/ZE551ML)

Blackberry Android Marshmallow 6 Status:


With the arival of March some of the devices and the arriva of May the rest of the most importnat devices of Blackberry has been enabled to upgrade to Marshmallow.

Blackberry Priv is the model of Blackberry with Android 6.0 now!

Aquaris Phones Marshmallow Update Status:

Let alone the version 6.0, 7.0 Nougat and dream of Android O, some models of Aquaris will not even upgrade to Lollipop.Devices of Aquaris not Getting Marshmallow:

  • Aquaris E5 FHD,Aquaris E6Aquaris E10

Devices of Aquaris Marhmallow Released:Aquaris X5Aquaris M10Aquaris A4.5Aquaris M5Aquaris M4.5Aquaris M5.5E4 and E5 4g unknown yet!


List of HTC Phones to Receive Android Marshmallow 6:

Htc is a widely used mobile device and it is actually very good at Android updates including 7.0 version. For the list of HTC Android Nougat update, you can check your device from that page.

Update Released:


HTC One A9

Htc One M9

HTC One M8


HTC One E9+










Not Updates Yet and Unlikely to Receive the Release:


HTC One Mini 2

Htc One M7

Htc One Mini



If you own a smarthphone and waiting for a possible Marshmallow update, keep an eye on our blog and this post since we will be adding new phone brands and models such as Oppo Phones, Huawei, Micromax, LG, Lenovo-Motorola devices for Android 8.0.

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