Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow leaked online
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (Representational photo)IBTimes India

Much has been talked about Samsung Galaxy Note 6 aka Galaxy Note 7 with its release date drawing close. A section of the media has speculated that the upcoming flagship device might come running Google's recently announced Android N, but it has now emerged that it would most probably run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow at the time of launch.

Google has announced its latest operating system Android N at its recent I/O 2016 developer's conference. The firmware that has features like multi-window, direct reply notifications, VR interface, improved Java 8 language support, and bundled notifications is expected to be released by the end of this summer, and is expected to come to the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 aka Galaxy Note 7 even if not at the time of launch. 

Interestingly, a report by NapiDroid (via SamMobile) has claimed that "user agent profile of Galaxy Note 6 model SM-N930A" shows the device running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The device should be seen testing the Android N developer builds if it should come with the firmware out of the box. The Galaxy Note 6 is expected to be released in August, which has made the possibility of running on the new firmware thin.

The Galaxy Note 6 aka Galaxy Note 7 is expected to be released in August by the time its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 5, completes a year cycle in the market.

According to reports that have surfaced so far, the next-generation device is expected to sport a 5.8-inch display with 2,560x1,440 pixels. Under the hood, it is expected to have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 823 processor, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, 64GB/128GB internal memory, 10 nanometer 6GB RAM, and a 4,000mAh battery. Chinese website Zol (via Pocket-lint) has claimed, citing industry sources, that the Galaxy Note 7 edge version will feature a dual camera. 

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