HTC confirms which devices are slated for a Marshmallow update by the end of the year

htc marshmallow updateWe know HTC is going to be updating a good chunk of their flagship devices to the newly unveiled Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but the company’s own Jason Mackenzie has taken to Twitter to clarify exactly which devices will be making the cut. The good news is that the company plans on the update to hit by the end of 2015 with the HTC One M8 and M9 due at the beginning of Q4. Read more

Updated HTC One M9+ Aurora Edition with 21MP camera, OIS, and Laser AutoFocus set to hit Taiwan in October

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It’s getting closer to Google’s announcement on all things Nexus and maybe a device that isn’t, but let’s not forget that HTC also unveiled a couple of handsets today at a press event held in Japan. Besides announcing that the Butterfly would be released from captivity and re-branded as the Butterfly 3 before spreading its wings to international markets, HTC also announced an updated One M9+ Aurora Edition, the specs of which are after the break.

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List of HTC devices slated to receive Marshmallow update leaks


To help address a criticism of HTC that surfaced a few years ago regarding lack of Android updates for their devices, HTC implemented their HTC Advantage program. HTC Advantage is the company’s commitment to provide devices with updates to the Android operating system for at least two years after their release. With Android Marshmallow getting ready to be officially released, HTC will once again be tested against this standard they set for themselves. A new leak lists the devices that supposedly will receive an update to Android Marshmallow. Read more