There is some positive news for owners of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, with an update to Android 7.0 Nougat now rolling out. Although Android 7.0 Nougat was first released back in August 2016, it is only now appearing on the two Samsung devices following delays. Read more
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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will not be receiving an update to Android 7.0 Nougat in the immediate future. In order to reach a position where it is able to being the roll-out, Samsung is currently undertaking a review of the firmware.
Tansu Yegen, the vice president of Samsung Electronics in Turkey, has provided an update schedule for a number of smartphones. In a posting on Twitter, Yegen revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be updated to Android Nougat this month.
Samsung’s 2015 flagships, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, were always expected to be updated to Android Nougat, and the South Korean company has now started work on the revised firmware. Both devices were important, as they helped to establish Samsung’s current smartphone design philosophy.
With impressive speed, Samsung has begun the process of rolling out Android 5.1.1 to its 2015 flagship smartphones. The update has been released for both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge only shortly after Nexus devices received the revised operating system.
The forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 flagship Android smartphone may include a chip from Broadcom which supports multiple wireless charging standards. A senior Samsung engineer has admitted that the company is looking to improve wireless charging support in its future products, stating that this will include some future Samsung Galaxy handsets.
It has been widely expected for some time that Samsung will be more revolutionary with the Samsung Galaxy S6 than they were with its predecessor. Current speculation suggests that the forthcoming flagship Android smartphone will come with less Samsung apps, and may even offer Microsoft apps preinstalled.
Samsung appears to have accidentally confirmed that there will be two editions of the Samsung Galaxy S6. The leak came courtesy of Samsung’s Swedish and Finnish websites, both of which listed two new smartphones on their support pages.