Android device updates: Verizon Galaxy S6, S6 ge finally score Android Marshmallow

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 1 Apr 2016

This is not an April Fool’s joke: Marshmallow is here for the Verizon Galaxy S6 S6 ge. 

llipop was nice all, but it’s about time you get the newest version of ’s operating system. As for other updates, it was a good week for those with phones from startups: the Nextbit Robin Oneus 2. 

Each week, we compile all the major software updates to hit the Android ecosystem, including phones tablets on U.S. carriers, unlocked phones, Android ar smartwatches, Android TV devices. Making sure your device is running the latest available software is a good housekeeping practice, ensuring you have the latest features with fewer bugs gaping security holes.


Galaxy S6: Your long sojourn to Marshmallow is over. Android 6.0.1 is ready, which includes Now on Tap, Doze, all the other treats that come with the newest version of Android. Verizon says you’ll need to be connected to -Fi for the hefty update. 

Galaxy S6 ge: The same joy is to be had on the ge model. ok for Android 6.0.1 the other nifty features to be found with Marshmallow. Verizon says the same drill applies here: connect to -Fi for the over-the-air update.


Robin: As the first phone from the upstart Nextbit, there’s bound to be a few bugs. Nextbit announced several performance improvements are coming in the April update, with a pledge for improved benchmarks, battery life, camera performance, speaker quality, the efficiency of the Snapdragon processor. You’ll also get a bump to Android 6.0.1, which also includes the newest emoji.


Oneus 2: If you’re willing to install a beta build, you can have Marshmallow right now. It’s wrapped into OxygenOS 3.0, which is the company’s custom software for its flagship device. You can grab the “community build” directly from Oneus, though definitely expect some bumps bruises.