Google announces Android 6.0 Marshmallow after giving us a taste of the new version of its operating system when it introduced its previous version with the name of Android M at Google I / O 2015. However, it was not until September 29 the company announced the official release of Android 6.0, together with the presentation of Nexus and Nexus 6P 5X.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow is not a drastic change as Android Lollipop, but improves it introduced its predecessor version brings new features like Google ‘Now on Tap’ (not yet available in Spanish) that integrates more deeply the assistant Google in the operating system and it offers more control permissions on apps and performance improvements.
On December 7, the company began to release Android 6.0.1 for the Nexus 6P, 5X Nexus, Nexus Player, Nexus 9 and Nexus 6 Nexus 7 (2013), while the tablet Pixel C was the first to bring preinstalled this version of the operating system with its launch on December 8. You can see what’s new Android Marshmallow here.
Google: Nexus and Pixel
Google announced on September 29 that the Nexus 6 Nexus 9 Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus Player will begin receiving the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow the week of October 4, 2015.
However, the Android 6.0 update will take several weeks to reach all devices, since these processes are carried out in phases release.
In addition, users who have a Nexus 6 acquired directly with an operator would have to wait a little longer because the update has to go through the approval process operator before they can begin to release. (Each operator may have different release dates).
This is the complete list of Nexus devices that will receive Android 6.0:
Nexus 6 (Unlocked, AT & T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, US Cellular)
Nexus 6 T-Mobile: We began to upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow on 23 November.
Nexus 9 Wi-Fi
9 Nexus LTE
Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi
Nexus 7 (2013) LTE
Nexus 7 (2013) on T-Mobile: The operator started to upgrade to Android 6.0 Nexus 7 on 5 October 2013, but the release was paused on November 22 and vowed to continue with the release in December.
Unfortunately, the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2012), Nexus 10 and Nexus 4 will remain without news of Android 6.0 – at least officially.
If you have one of the Nexus devices mentioned in the list above and still do not receive the update, you can download Android Marshmallow on page developer to install the factory image that corresponds to your device manually.
On December 7, Google officially announced the Android 6.0.1 update and began to release the Nexus devices listed above can upgrade to this version of Android. The company placed the images of factory Android 6.0.1 on their website for those who want to update their devices manually.