HTC Desire Eye Android Smartphone
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HTC has reportedly started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to its Desire EYE devices in Europe and the UAE. The firmware update comes with Sense 7.0.

A reader of Phone Arena has reportedly confirmed the roll out of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to HTC Desire EYE by sending the screenshot of the update received in the UAE. HTC Blog Italia also reported that the device has received the firmware weighing 1.6GB. 

The report comes a couple of weeks after leakster @LlabTooFeR tweeted that HTC Desire EYE would receive Google's latest operating system with Sense 7.0 in March. The same source had earlier claimed in a tweet that the device would get the OS update later this year. 

HTC Desire EYE, which was released in 2014, initially ran on Android 4.4.4 KitKat with Sense UI 6.0 before being upgraded to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. It sports a 5.2-inch capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (424 ppi pixel density), powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, come packed with a 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB) and 2GB RAM, house a 13MP rear and front camera, and has a non-removable Li-Po 2,400mAh battery.

HTC has already released Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the One M9, One M8 Dual SIM and One A9. A report by Phone Arena has claimed that AT&T variant of HTC Desire EYE will Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update later this month, but there is no mention of the exact date.

The Taiwanese technology giant had earlier listed its devices that are eligible to receive the firmware. It is not known when mobile handsets like HTC M9+, HTC One E9, HTC ME, HTC One E8, HTC M8 EYE, HTC Butterfly 3, HTC Desire 826, HTC Desire 820 and HTC Desire 816 will taste Marshmallow.