HTC has rolled out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to a couple of devices, like the One M8 Dual SIM and One M9, and more devices are expected to follow, but users of the Desire Eye devices may have to wait for months to get the firmware.
Popular leakster @LlabTooFeR has tweeted that HTC Desire Eye will get the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update with Sense 7.0, but not in the near future.
Confirmed. HTC Desire Eye to get Android 6.0.1 with Sense 7.0 later this year.
â€” LlabTooFeR (@LlabTooFeR) January 20, 2016
HTC Desire Eye, which is currently running Android Lollipop with Sense 6.0 UI, will reportedly skip the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update and get the new 6.0.1 version directly.
HTC hasn't announced the Android 6.0 Marshmallow or Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update schedule for its devices, but @LlabTooFeR has claimed several devices like the Butterfly 3, Butterfly 2, Desire Eye, Desire 826, Desire 820 and Desire 626 will skip the original version of the software and get the latest update.
According to the leak, HTC One M9+, HTC One Me and HTC One M9+ Supreme will get Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Sense 7.0 in Q1 2016, while HTC One M8, HTC One E8, Desire 816 and Desire 526 will get it in Q2.
It went on to say Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Sense 7.0 is confirmed to be rolled out to HTC One A9, HTC One M9 and Butterfly 3 in Q1 2016, while the Butterfly 2, Desire 826 and Desire 626 will get it in Q2, and devices like HTC One M9+ HTC One Me & HTC One M9+ Supreme, HTC One M8, HTC One E8, HTC One M8s, Desire Eye, Desire 816 and Desire 526 are under evaluation.
The Taiwanese smartphone-maker had earlier confirmed that Google's latest firmware would be rolled out to devices like HTC One M9, HTC One M8, HTC One M9+, HTC One E9, HTC One E9+, HTC One ME, HTC One E8, HTC One M8 EYE, HTC Butterfly 3, HTC Desire 826, HTC Desire 820 and HTC Desire 816.