It wasn’t going to be a large delay before Samsung released Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for its Galaxy S6 Edge Plus after announcing Marshmallow for the smaller variants. This new update brings in a whole new Android version which is quite superior to Android Lollipop, the firmware Galaxy S6 Edge Plus was previously running. Key features like Android Pay, Doze and native Fingerprint support are the few additions which Google has added to the base code. As it is a Samsung firmware, TouchWiz skin has also improved. Now it comes with even more customization options and better Edge functionality. Right now, the update is limited to South Korean region. The international update will roll out soon.
The security patch level of the firmware announced for the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is February 2016 so alongside all the features mentioned, you will also have peace of mind and protection against any malware or fraud. It is recommended you get your device up to date as soon as possible. Samsung KIES and OTA(Over-the-air) update services will provide you with the official firmware right now but only in South Korea, at the moment of publishing this article.
Model name Galaxy S6 edge+
Country Korea (SK Telecom)
Version Android 6.0.1
Build date Sun, 31 Jan 2016 03:12:17 +0000
Product code SKC