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Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes to Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

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It finally happened! Samsung is releasing Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge globally.

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Hmmm… Marshmallow

Samsung has released a statement that they are planning to provide the Marshmallow update today (February 15), starting with the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge. Other upgradable Galaxy models will follow soon.

I guess we can all start tapping on that Update Now tab under the Software Update section in settings. No news yet on when exactly the OS update will come to Philippine owners, but I’m hoping it arrives this week. At the time of writing, I don’t think anyone anywhere (aside from the Beta testers) has received it yet.

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update brings with it performance improvements, user interface tweaks, the Doze feature, as well as stability to the OS. It also brings enhancements to the edge screen and new edge screen features, making it faster and more convenient than ever.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 / edge specs:

  • 5.1 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display; 1440 x 2560, 577ppi; Gorilla Glass 4
  • 14-nm Exynos 7420 Octa Core chipset: Quad Core 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex A53 + Quad Core 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex A57
  • Mali-T760 GPU
  • 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM
  • 32/64/128GB of storage (no microSD card expansion slot)
  • 16 MP main camera with f/1.9, OIS, Autofocus, LED flash, Real-time HDR, 4k video
  • 5 MP front camera with f/1.9
  • Dual Nano SIM (For the Galaxy S6 in the Philippines)
  • WiFi a/b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS + GLONASS
  • 2550mAh battery; 2600mAh for the S6 Edge; non-removable; Fast Charge
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Android 5.1.1 with TouchWiz
  • Dimensions: 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm, 138g

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Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys blogging and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

2 Comments

  1. thirdforth Reply

    Hopefeully the update will arrive this week. Waiting for mine here in Cebu!

    • I’ve been checking everyday (just in case it kicks in LOL). So far, wala pa yata naka receive anywhere. Baka sasabay sa launch ng S7 :-(

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