Google Android M
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Google's Android 6.0 aka Android M (Marshmallow) operating system which was showcased recently is now confirmed to hit multiple older smartphones driven by major wireless carriers in the US. The devices include a range of flagship Samsung Galaxy handsets, apart from prominent Nexus devices.

As of now, T-Mobile is the first wireless carrier operating in the US to release a comprehensive list of smartphones (driven by its wireless networks across the country) that will get Android M as an OS update shortly. The list includes smartphones such as:

  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy S6
  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy S5
  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
  • T-Mobile-driven LG Nexus 5
  • T-Mobile-driven Motorola Nexus 6
  • T-Mobile-driven Nexus 7
  • T-Mobile-driven Nexus 9
  • T-Mobile-driven LG G4
  • T-Mobile-driven LG G3
  • T-Mobile-driven LG G Stylo
  • T-Mobile-driven HTC One M9
  • T-Mobile-driven HTC One M8

The smartphones are currently in T-Mobile's new Android OS update testing phase, and are expected to exit this stage soon. Therefore, users of these devices can check their handsets on a regular basis for newer OTA notifications.

Features of Android M

Android M, introduces the highly expected Android Pay contactless mobile payment system apart from other new functionality such as:

  • Google Doze
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Google Now on Tap
  • Simplified Volume Controls.

Apart from the above carrier-specific handsets, global editions of multiple smartphones also confirmed to receive the Android M OS update include:

  • HTC One M8
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A
  • Google Nexus 5
  • Google Nexus 6
  • Google Nexus 9.