HTC made quite a number of lofty promises when they launched the One A9. One of the biggest promises was that the A9 would receive Android system updates a short time after Google pushes them for Nexus devices. HTC’s Mo Versi announced that the HTC One M9 will begin receiving Marshmallow in the next 24 hours, and the One A9 will receive 6.0.1 in the same time frame.
Happy Holidays! Updates to the Unlocked A9 6.0.1 and Unlocked M9 6.0 will be able to be downloaded within next 24 hours! Enjoy 🙂
— Mo Versi (@moversi) December 23, 2015
Of course, the updates only apply to the unlocked variants of both phones bought directly from HTC. It appears that the M9 Developer Edition will also be receiving the 6.0 update. The M9 will receive all of the exciting Marshmallow improvements such as Doze, better RAM management, and of course Google Now On Tap. The 6.0.1 update for the A9 will bring all of the new emoji the Nexus devices received, and some stability tweaks.
If you have either of these devices be sure to check your update screen, I haven’t received anything just yet on my A9. HTC keeping their update promise is definitely a nice holiday gift to loyal users!
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