Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 update on Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and Note 5 news: Download to launch imminently

The latest Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 update has recently been released by Samsung to its users, but the recent OS update is not yet available for all Samsung Galaxy devices. The only devices who can now access the latest Android update are the new generation flagship smartphones like Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5 and S6 Edge+. However, good news is coming to older Galaxy model users as the South Korean company is planning to implement the software update to the rest of their gadgets in the coming days or weeks.

The Galaxy S4 (left) and Galaxy S3 (right) | Wikimedia Commons

International Business Times reported that Sprint had released Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Galaxy S5, S5 Sport, Note 4 and Note 5 earlier this month. The size of the update is quite huge as Sprint's latest Galaxy Note update is approximately 1.4 GB. However, the security update for last month is already included in the 6.0.1 Marshmallow update.

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update is now also made accessible to international variants of Galaxy Note 4. According to a report from Sam Mobile, users of the SM-N910C Galaxy Note 4 have already received the latest Android OS update.

The said device is a unique variant of Galaxy Note 4 in the international market that uses Exynos 5433 chipset as processor. Samsung launched the gadget with Android 4.4 Kitkat OS in September 2014.

According to a report from Gottabemobile, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update first rolled out for the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge+ in South Korea. Users of Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and other S6 variants in other parts of the world received the latest operating system tweak shortly.

Countries with the latest Marshmallow update rolling out are India, United Kingdom, Austria, Russia, Iraq and the Netherland. 6.0.1 updates were also reported in Afghanistan, Croatia, Germany, Czech Republic,Nigeria, Pakistan, Italy, Macedonia in Spain, and a few other areas not cited.

Google has started rolling out the latest Marshmallow OS update for more than five months and some smartphone manufacturers have been quick in releasing the software update to its devices. However, some electronic companies like Samsung were seen to have taken longer time to implement the update. It was not until February that Samsung made a move to release Marshmallow 6.0.1 to a limited set of devices.