Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Reportedly Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Reportedly Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has reportedly started receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS update. As per reports, users of Samsung's previous generation phablet flagship are receiving the update in Hungary.

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy Note 4 brings Screen off memo function, reports Napidroid. The function lets users take notes using the S Pen even while the screen is locked. Also included is a new Air Command menu that until now was limited to Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+. New icons, slicker UI, and fluid animations are among the other few changes.

For those unaware, some of the new features of the core Android 6.0 Marshmallow update include revamped app permissions; Google Now on Tap feature; new Chrome feature that will change the Web experience for Android users; new ways to handle Web links; Android Pay mobile payment system; new fingerprint APIs for developers to add into their apps, New Silent feature for sound and vibrate mode as well as a 'Do Not Disturb' mode to block all sounds or only alarms and notifications, and battery saver features called Doze that will make Android devices smart about managing power.

Last week some images showing the company's Galaxy S6 smartphone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow were spotted online. As per the screenshots. the Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based TouchWiz UI on Galaxy S6 includes a grey background with blue-coloured icons in the Quick Toggles panel under Notification tray. Besides the inclusion of more whitespace and a flat-design, the update also makes the icons in the notifications look sleeker. Changes to the camera app were also made.

Last month a list showing Samsung's Android 6.0 Marshmallow update roadmap was leaked online. As per the roadmap the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphones are the first in line to receive the update. The list adds that the company will release the Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in January. The Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are claimed to receive the update in February.

  • NEWS
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Fantastic screen
  • Powerful components
  • Excellent construction quality
  • Outstanding battery life
  • Versatile S Pen stylus
  • Bad
  • Gaming performance suffers
  • Gets hot under heavy workloads
Display 5.70-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
Front Camera 3.7-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel
Storage 32GB
Battery Capacity 3220mAh
OS Android 4.4
Resolution 1440x2560 pixels

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