A row of Galaxy S6 edge smartphones are seen on display at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 1, 2015.
A row of Galaxy S6 edge smartphones are seen on display at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 1, 2015.REUTERS/Albert Gea

Samsung seems to be keen on pushing out Google's latest software to its flagship devices, having launched Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow beta to Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge even before releasing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA (over-the-air) update.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have already received Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta, and the software is expected to be rolled out worldwide once it is found to be working fine on the devices. Interestingly, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow beta has also been rolled out to these devices, giving a clear hint that the new version of the firmware will arrive soon.

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update is also expected to come to LG devices like V10, G4, G3 and G Stylo (unlocked models) soon, as these devices have already received the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update. LG Flex 2 is also expected to get the new firmware update.

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is just a minor upgrade to the original firmware, and the only devices that have received it so far are Google LG Nexus 5 and LG Nexus 5X. The new version comes with more than 200 emojis, "Install overnight" feature that allows updates between 2 am and 5 am, and a new interface.

Several Samsung devices, including Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 4 Duos, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 Duos, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5 Neo, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A3, Galaxy A8, Galaxy S5 LTE-A, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A7, Galaxy E7, Galaxy E5, Galaxy J7, Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J2 are scheduled to receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow and new versions of the firmware.

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