Asus Announces Android 6.0 update by the second Quarter of 2016

Asus is planning to provide an update for its users by the June of this year. Here is the list of phones that Asus announced to provide Android Marshmallow 6.0 update. As the date is not exactly mentioned, we could consider it to be anytime from around April to June as it is the second quarter as they mentioned in Q2.

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List of Phones that are to receive the Android 6.0 upgrade

  • Asus PadFone S (PF500KL)
  • Asus ZenFone 2 (ZE550ML, ZE551ML)
  • Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe (ZE551ML)
  • Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition (ZE551ML)
  • Asus ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE500KG, ZE500KL, ZE550KL, ZE551KL, ZE600KL, ZE601KL)
  • Asus ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL)
  • Asus ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)
  • Asus ZenFone Zoom (ZX551ML)

The customer with any of the phone from the above list would expect to have Android Marshmallow 6.0 upgrade in their Asus Smartphones.

Extra features to be expected through upgrade

Google Messenger, Calendar, and Gmail apps will automatically be included with the Android M update. These apps will replace three ZenUI apps—ASUS Messenger, ASUS Mail and ASUS Calendar—as the default apps in the Android Marshmallow 6.0 version of ZenUI if you restore to factory settings after the update.

These are the list of features you could expect for your Asus phone from the list provided above.

The apps that would be abandoned with the change will be Asus Messenger, Asus Calendar and Asus Mail. Those who wish to use them even after the update can easily download them via the Google Play store. As you get the update you may restore factory settings and get them through Google play store.