Samsung Galaxy A9 Receives Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow – What’s New?

Samsung Galaxy A9

Samsung Galaxy A9 saw the light at the start of this year and even though the phone came in running on the older Android 5.0 Lollipop, the time to get a Marshmallow rebirth has come.

According to the latest reports, those using Samsung Galaxy A9 can now get a taste of what it feels to use Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on their devices. This was promised when the phone was released and it has even been featuring on the company’s list of scheduled devices to receive the OS update. The new update joins other updates that the device has been receiving in the past few weeks, updates that were believed to be setting the stage for the release of Android Marshmallow.

Surprisingly, the series of updates that were being rolled out to Samsung Galaxy A9 were based on Marshmallow, something that leaves some questions begging answers, for instance, what’s really the difference between the said updates? Nonetheless, all we can say that those using the Galaxy A9 can now have the full package of what is contained in this OS upgrade.

With Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on board the Galaxy A9, you will be able to enjoy features such as Google Now on Tap, Doze mode, better app permissions and more uses for the fingerprint scanner, including logging into and even protecting third party apps’ content.

Samsung Galaxy A9

Samsung Galaxy A9 and the rest of the A series is still very new to the market. It offers a top-end design as well as specs, but you will also come across some low-end specs that contribute to their slightly lower pricing as compared to the flagship Galaxy S series. The Galaxy A9 features a great design, excellent build quality, and decent performance specs, but you will find low key specs such as a 1080p screen and a mid-range chipset, among others.

Samsung made the Galaxy A9 with the Asian market in mind and even though the specs push it into the mid-range category, it is hard to back this claim given that the phone debuted with a price tag of almost $600, putting it a mere $100 less than what flagship handsets cost. Nevertheless, it is a great thing that Samsung is working hard to ensure that this device is up to date.

Have you received your update yet? If not, there is always room to check the update manually via the About settings option.

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