With Android 6.0 Marshmallow officially out, HTC wasted no time in announcing which of its smartphones will get the treat.
Google had its big event on Tuesday, September 29, unveiling a number of new products. As expected, the new Nexus devices are the launch vehicle for the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow, rocking the new OS ahead of other non-Nexus devices.
HTC will be among the first to launch a new smartphone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, and is set to make the big announcement on October 20. In addition to new devices that will run the latest OS out of the box, Android 6.0 Marshmallow will arrive as an update to existing hardware.
As expected, the latest version of Android will hit the Nexus family first — set to start rolling out next week to existing Nexus devices. At the same time, other OEMs that create non-Nexus hardware are now making and announcing their plans to roll out the new mobile OS to their products.
HTC is one OEM that doesn't want to keep its fans guessing for long, as the company officially announced which of its smartphones will get the Marshmallow treat.
"We're roasting marshmallows this fall! We'll begin our Android 6.0 rollout to devices before the end of the year," HTC teases in a new post on its official Twitter account.
The teaser is accompanied by an image that lists the HTC smartphones set to receive a software upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company will apparently start rolling out the update to the HTC One M9 and One M8 starting late this year, but notes that not all carriers in all regions will complete the rollout by the end of 2015.
The list further reveals that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update will also roll out to the One M9+, One E9+, One E9, One ME, One E8, One M8 EYE, HTC Butterfly 3, HTC Desire 826, Desire 820 and Desire 816. The carrier lists no timeframe for when these handsets will get the update.
HTC also notes that it will confirm additional devices at a later date, which means that more HTC devices will receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow in 2016.