Samsung Electronics took more time than expected to release Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its devices but once started, it did with urgency. It is preparing to release the firmware to high-end and mid-range handsets, now that most flagship devices have received it. The Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2016) and Galaxy J3 (2016) appear to be in line for the the operating system.
The Galaxy J3 (2016) released earlier this year has Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system but the version for the United States and a few regions in South Korea has Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. So, the Galaxy J3 (2016) devices running on Lollipop may get the firmware update very soon.
Other Samsung devices that appear to be in line for Android 6.0 Marshmallow update are the Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016). SamMobile has reported that these handsets have been certified by Wi-Fi Alliance, giving a strong hint that they will get the firmware soon.
The South Korean electronics giant has seeded Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to devices like the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S5 Sport, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy Note 4. The company is also expected to release it to several devices from J amd A series, including the Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A7, A5, and Galaxy A5.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow update brings features like Doze, Now on Tap, Runtime Permissions and Google Now on Tap.