Sony announces Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS update eligible devices
[Representational Image] Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Android Marshmallow update release details revealed. In Picture:Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS running on Sony Xperia Z3 seriesSony Mobile Press kit

Android Marshmallow update for Sony's mid-range smartphone Xperia M4 Aqua is slated to release early next month.

Canadian network carrier Rogers (via official community forum) has confirmed that the Android v6.0 mobile OS is coming to Sony Xperia M4 Aqua on Aug. 3.

The announcement comes just days after Sony firmware (build number: 26.3.A.0.131), understood to be Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Xperia M4 Aqua, got the nod from North American cellular operators' forum PTCRB.

Read more: Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Android Marshmallow update: Firmware gets certifications, update roll-out imminent

Once the firmware roll-out commences in the first week of August, it won't be long before Sony expands the process to other regions of the world and may probably complete it by the end of September.

Read more: Sony will skip Lollipop update on Xperia M4 Aqua and release Android Marshmallow, confirms company

The Marshmallow update will bring the Doze power-saving feature, an improved "Now on Tap" search option, silent mode added to the sound profile, more shortcuts, an intuitive boot security system, performance enhancing tweaks and Google's latest security patch.

Read more: Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow: 7 key features you need to know

However, we are not sure if the new update will include the enhanced Stamina battery mode, which is coming with new Android M incremental firmware for Xperia Z2, Z3 series later this month.

Read more: New Android Marshmallow update coming to Sony Xperia Z2, Z3 series soon; to bring Stamina mode and more

Stay tuned for more updates.

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