HTC Android Marshmallow 6.0 update: HTC announces initial list of Marshmallow updateM8, M9, Desire series, Butterfly 3


It is the season for a new kind of sweet, as the newest version of Google’s open-source operating system, the Android Marshmallow 6.0, is coming anytime soon. With this, mobile companies are expected to announce their initial roll-out of Android marshmallow updates to their smartphones. One of the first to announce an update coming to their smartphones is HTC.

According to their announcement via the official HTC USA Twitter account, updates for Android Marshmallow 6.0 will start rolling out before the end of this year.

First off in the list is the HTC One M8 and the One M9, as well as the One M9 +. The One e9 and the One E9+ will also be getting the new firmware update. The One ME and the One E8 is on the list too, along with the One M8 EYE.

Mid-ranger devices are included on the list, too. The HTC Desire 826, Desire as well as the Desire 816 are all up to get their fix on the latest Android OS version anytime soon.

Additionally, the fresh from reveal HTC Butterfly 3 will also be getting the update to the new software version, as it will only come with Android Lollipop out of the box.

Own an HTC device, but it’s not included on the list? Worry not, for this is only the partial list as the Taiwanese mobile company is still set to reveal more devices that will be getting their fix of Android Marshmallow.

In other news, the new HTC Butterfly 3 is now official. A specs round-up shows a 5.2-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 810, and a combo of 3GB RAM/32GB ROM, with support for up to 2TB worth of microSD. It comes with a 20.2MP 27.8 mm wide-angle Sapphire crystal-protected lens Duo camera, and a 13MP front camera with 1080p video recording capability.