Android Marshmallow for Galaxy A9
Android Marshmallow update available for Galaxy A9Google

The Galaxy A9 is Samsung's first A series device to get the taste of the official Android Marshmallow build. Currently, the update is seeding for the unlocked model of the handset (SM-A9000) in China with firmware version A9000ZCU1BPE2.

Updating this device to the latest Android Marshmallow version 6.0.1, you should be able to take advantage of a bunch of goodies such as Google Now on Tap and Doze mode, which is a power-saving feature that extends the battery life. To grab the update manually, head over to Settings>> About device>>Software update menu on the phone. Below are the firmware details of Galaxy A9 Marshmallow update.

Firmware details

  • Model name: Galaxy A9
  • Model: SM-A9000
  • Country: China
  • Version: Android 6.0.1
  • Changelist: 8085531
  • Build date: 13 May
  • Product code: CHC
  • PDA: A9000ZCU1BPE2
  • CSC: A9000CHC1BPE2

The Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016) are likely to be the next devices to receive Marshmallow update, according to Sammobile. Although, there is no official word so far on the availability of the update for the handsets over the Wi-Fi Alliance, a few of the regional variants of Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016) have been certified running Android Marshmallow. As for the rollout, Samsung usually starts the update weeks after renewed Wi-Fi certifications are published. The Galaxy A3 (2016) is also expected to receive the update.