List of Smartphones Expected to Get Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow version was recently announced, on Google’s developer site. The third and final version of the Android M developer preview has also been made available for Nexus devices, but which other devices will get the Android Marshmallow update, and when?

For now, keep checking the list below (updated daily) as soon as we get the information from the sources on the devices which are going to get the next big version of Android OS.

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Google Nexus Android M Update

Google’s Nexus devices will naturally be the first to get Android M. One of their biggest selling points is quick updates and stock versions of Android.

There’s every chance Google will launch one or more new Nexus devices to showcase Android M, with Huawei rumoured to be behind one of them, so expect any new Nexus device this year to ship with it.

The other Nexus devices to get Android Marshmallow update are:

  • Nexus 5
  • Nexus 6
  • Nexus 9
  • Nexus Player
  • Samsung Phones To Get Android M Update

    It seems that a large number of Samsung Galaxy devices are set to receive Android M update. Samsung has not yet confirmed on its update schedule, but some sources claim that they have an ‘official’ list of Samsung devices due to be updated to Android Marshmallow by the end of the year.

    Check out the list below:

  • Galaxy S6 Edge+
  • Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Galaxy S6
  • Galaxy S6 Duos
  • Galaxy Note 4
  • Galaxy Note 4 Duos
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • Galaxy Tab A
  • Galaxy Alpha
  • Sony Phones To Get Android M Update

    Sony hasn’t officially confirmed the list of devices to receive Android M update. But the Japanese company has listed various Xperia models that will support the Android M Developer Preview.

    Check out the list below:

  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Sony Xperia M5
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Sony Xperia Z3+
  • Sony Xperia Z3
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
  • Slightly older devices like the Sony Xperia Z2 and Sony Xperia Z1 Compact will probably get it too. We’re less optimistic about anything earlier than that, but you never know, the Sony Xperia Z1 and Sony Xperia Z have both been upgraded to Android Lollipop after all.

    LG Phones To Get Android M Update

    There is no official word on the LG marshmallow update, But the devices that are likely to Android marshmallow update are:

  • LG G4
  • LG G3
  • LG G Flex 2
  • LG G2, G2 Pro, G Flex are other devices that may receive Android M update, but nothing is official yet.

    The rumoured LG G4 Pro may even launch with Android M depending on when it arrives, though if not that will likely get updated quite quickly.

    HTC Phones To Get Android M Update

    HTC has had a great track record with getting software updates to their devices, and their HTC Advantage program has helped them a lot ensuring all their recent devices continue to get updates for at least two years. Now, a new leak about HTC devices to get Marshmallow update was made public courtesy of HTC leaker @LlabTooFeR, giving the list of 15 devices that could get the latest update.

    Jeff Gordon, HTC’s Senior Global Online Communications Manager, has already confirmed on Twitter that Android M will be coming to the HTC One M9 and HTC One M9 Plus.

    The other devices expected to get Android M update are:

  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One E9
  • HTC One E9 Plus
  • HTC One E8
  • HTC Desire EYE
  • HTC Desire 820
  • HTC Desire 816
  • HTC Desire 826
  • HTC One M8s
  • HTC Desire M8 EYE
  • HTC Butterfly 2
  • HTC Butterfly 3
  • HTC One ME
  • Motorola Phones To Get Android M Update

    Google’s former mobile division, Motorola, has just announced the list of smartphones that will get the Android 6.0 update first. This includes the Moto X (2nd Gen, 3rd Gen Pure Edition, Style and Play), Moto G (2nd and 3rd Gen), DROID Turbo, Moto MAXX and Moto Turbo.

    The devices confirmed to get Android M update are:

  • 2015 Moto X Pure Edition (3rd gen)
  • 2015 Moto X Style (3rd gen)
  • 2015 Moto X Play
  • 2015 Moto G (3rd gen)
  • 2014 Moto X Pure Edition in the US (2nd gen)
  • 2014 Moto X in Latin America, Europe and Asia (2nd gen) (China upgrade is still under evaluation)
  • 2014 Moto G and Moto G with 4G LTE (2nd gen) (China upgrade is still under evaluation)
  • DROID Turbo
  • 2014 Moto MAXX
  • 2014 Moto Turbo
  • Asus Phones To Get Android M Update

    Asus is another company that often isn’t particularly speedy with its updates. Asus has released many devices this year; we can certainly expect those devices to get a taste of Google’s new sugar candy flavoured OS.

    Check out the list below:

  • Zenfone 2 Series
  • Zenfone 2 Laser
  • Zenfone 2 Deluxe
  • Zenfone Selfie
  • There is also a possibility that Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, Zenfone 6 may also receive Android M update, but we will have to wait for official confirmation.

    Lenovo Phones To Get Android M Update

    The Chinese smartphone maker is expected to release the Android M update to:

  • Lenovo K3 Note
  • Lenovo Vibe Shot
  • Zuk Z1
  • There is a possibility that Vibe Z2, Z2 Pro and A7000 can receive Android M update, but it is not officially confirmed.

    Huawei Phones To Get Android M Update

    Huawei is expected to launch the new 2015 series Nexus phablet with Android M OS out-of-the-box later this year. The company that is now on the list of the world’s top 5 smartphone makers will try to bring the new Marshmallow OS to a large number of its devices.

    Check out the list below:

  • Huawei Ascend P8
  • Huawei Mate 7
  • Huawei Honor 6 Plus
  • Huawei Ascend P8 Max
  • Huawei Honor 4X
  • OnePlus Phones To Get Android M Update

    The recently released OnePlus 2 is most likely to get the update and it is expected to come via custom skin OxygenOS / HydrogenOS update. The earlier released OnePlus will also probably get the Android M update but only in 2016

    Xiaomi Phones To Get Android M Update

    The Chinese company recently unveiled the new MIUI 7 based on the Android 5.1 Lollipop and released this update to Mi4, Mi4i, Mi3, Redmi 2, 1S, first generation Redmi Note (3G & 4G).

    Since Android M is released, Xiaomi might take two or three months to release this version, probably in the form of MIUI v8.0 to its devices in December.

    The list of Xiaomi devices to receive Android M update:

  • Xiaomi Mi4
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i
  • Xiaomi Mi Note
  • Xiaomi Mi Note Pro
  • Redmi Note 2
  • Redmi 2 (& Prime)
  • We can also expect Redmi Note (2014) and Redmi 1S to get Android M update.

    Google Android One Series Phones To Get Android M Update

    Android One series are an official affiliate of Google, so they will be one of the first smartphones to get the latest update. But this myth was busted last year because Google took almost three months to release the update to Android One series- Micromax Canvas A1, Spice Dream Uno and Karbonn Sparkle V in India. The good thing was that the company released the latest 5.1 Lollipop, directly skipping three incremental updates (5.0, 5.0.1 and 5.0.2).

    But things are about to change as Google is making arrangements to ensure there is no delay this time. Two weeks ago, it released second generation Android One series Lava Pixel V1 in India, followed by Infinix Hot 2 launch a few days ago in Africa (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Kenya and Morocco).

    Google is expected to roll out Android M to:

  • Micromax Canvas A1
  • Spice Dream UNO
  • Karbonn Sparkle V
  • Lava Iris Pixel V1
  • Infinix Hot 2
  • Elephone Devices To Get Android M Update

    The Chinese smartphone maker has confirmed that Elephone P8000 will receive the Android M update in coming months.

    Note: It is just the initial list, which is subject to change anytime once we keep seeing some actual confirmation or leak from the sources. We would try to keep updating this page every time there’s some news flowing around.

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