This could be a preliminary list of Samsung devices getting Android Marshmallow

Wondering which Samsung smartphones and tablets will be receiving the Android 6.0 – aka Marshmallow – update? The folks over at SlashGear seem to have an answer from the Korean manufacturer itself and have published a list of devices that should be making the jump to Marshmallow. Naturally, the list has all the flagship smartphones from the last year and a half, including the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and the Galaxy Note 4.

The Galaxy S5 isn’t part of the list, but it will most likely make the cut considering all Samsung flagships have gotten at least two major Android upgrades. Also, Android 6.0 doesn’t really have any feature that would be restricted by the S5′s hardware, so we see no reason why the Korean manufacturer wouldn’t bring the new version of the OS to its 2014 Galaxy S flagship.

Anyway, here’s the list of devices eligible for Marshmallow according to SlashGear:

  • Galaxy Note 5
  • Galaxy S6 Edge+
  • Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Galaxy S6
  • Galaxy S6 Duos
  • Galaxy Note 4
  • Galaxy Note 4 Duos
  • Galaxy Note Edge
  • Galaxy Tab A
  • Galaxy Alpha

Keep in mind that this list should by no means be final, and Samsung will likely make changes to its plans in the future. Most importantly, we should see a couple of mid-range and even budget smartphones getting Android 6.0, so don’t take this information as the final word just yet.

Update: We should point out that there are currently no Marshmallow firmware under development yet, and the list is of very recent devices. We will be sure to update you with more information as and when we come across it.


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15 days 21 hours ago

Samsung son unos irrespetuosos en actualizar siempre el ultimo modelo,lo que hay que hacer es no comprarles mas ningun celular, y van a ver como van a respetar a los usuarios, Gustavo Baez samsung S5

17 days 7 hours ago

I think that this devices should be updated to Android Marshmallow:
-Galaxy Note 2, Note 3, Note 4 and Note 5;
-Galaxy S4, S5, S6, S6 Edge+
-Galaxy Alpha
-Galaxy Tab A, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Tab S2 and why note galaxy tab 4.
I know that samsung will not release marshmallow for note 2 or tab 4, but I hope that they will finally learn from apple that updated the iphone 4s to ios 9(4s is 4 years older). This could be a great list.

P.S I am a big samsung fan.

21 days 14 hours ago

What is for samsung s 8.4 t705 lte ang2 lolipop upgrade Bosnia and Herzegovina?

28 days 16 hours ago

yuuppii Alpha will get one…. wait… we are still waiting for 5.1.1…… when do we get it then in 2020?

1 month 3 days ago

Android M 6.0 is around the corner & Sammy’s late 2014 / early 2015 flagship (Note 4) is still on 5.0.1. What will it take to get to 5.1.1? let alone make it to Marshmallow!
i hear about how hard it is to get firmware upgrades for all the different models and versions of phone but still…a huge company as Samsung should be able to handle it.

Luis Pascual
29 days 2 hours ago

They don’t care as much as they say they do…

1 month 4 days ago

Please android 6.0 note3 sm-n9005

1 month 4 days ago

is the galaxy GT-I8200N gonna get some update out of jelly bean?

1 month 5 days ago

what about Note 5 duos?

1 month 6 days ago

samsun e700h ???

Aman Dogra
1 month 7 days ago

When will SM-G530H Grand Prime get Lollipop Rom!

1 month 7 days ago

is the galaxy A7000-FD gonna get it??

1 month 7 days ago

Note3 will not get this update?

1 month 7 days ago

This is just a “preliminary” list of devices.. not a set-in-stone list of Samsung devices that Marshmellow is coming to. Just a reminder. :)

1 month 7 days ago

Android M for Alpha?, mine is on 4.4.4 since I got it. :(

1 month 7 days ago

check for android lollipop

1 month 7 days ago

It’s raining Marshmallow : Galaxy S5 Exynos variant starts getting Marshmallow update

1 month 7 days ago

galaxy tab s sm t705C users need atleast lollipop…this is bad..very bad…please release

1 month 8 days ago

So s4 wont be getting it thats sad

1 month 7 days ago

It’s just a preliminary list.. very much subject to change.

1 month 8 days ago

Galaxy S5 is a forgotten flagship. Just like Note 4 ( You know, Note 4 got android 5.1.1 too slow, i cant imagine android 6) :(

1 month 9 days ago

I hope the s5 as well

1 month 8 days ago

the update was out for SM G900F in USA. SM G900H should be around , but when nobody know’s as the same as previous updates , samsung support till 3 years.

1 month 9 days ago

And where is the update for the Samsung galaxy S5 SM-G900F as usual for the previous flagship is not because people have every year to buy a new phone, it was the same with S3. Never buy no Samsung.

1 month 8 days ago

the update was out for SM G900F in USA. SM G900H should be around , but when nobody know’s as the same as previous updates , samsung support till 3 years.

1 month 9 days ago

have you tried kies ? as I have the sm- g900v and I was told the phone was up to date when I went to check for updates ( In Android settings,on kit kat 4.4.4. btw )however when I hooked my up to my pc and click on kies the BOG5 update appeared

1 month 9 days ago

Not sure what to say … Thinking about this … I had enough. But from my opinion they should have skipped lollipop and move from kit kat to marshmallow. Don’t know about others but me;! I am disappointed with lollipop. If I knew that thus was like this I would have not updated. But I do hope that they will think about it and redo upgrades for 2013 year phones such as sm-n9005

1 month 9 days ago

We want android 6 for Note 3-N900 with Light Rom !!!!!
Bring more Power Saving Options on Lollipop for Note 3. Only PowerSaving option in current OS is not Enough !
Russia Freamware is important to get these updates !!!!!!

1 month 9 days ago

Every n3

1 month 9 days ago

Or please add Ultra Power Saving option for Note 3 N900 !

1 month 9 days ago

Please update the TouchWiz if android M is unavailable.

1 month 10 days ago

yo sigo todavia esperando android 5.0 para mi grand neo plus (i9060i) / waiting android for android 5.0 for my grand neo plus (i9060i)

1 month 10 days ago

Cada vez me doy cuenta que ya no debo comprar Samsung primero el s3 ahora es el s5 es increíble… Pensando seriamente que mi nuevo dispositivo no será Samsung

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