Samsung Releases Small Update For Galaxy Note 5 To Improve Battery Life
With the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update set to arrive on Samsung devices early next year, Samsung is looking to address software issues with its recent lineup of smartphone ahead of the next Android iteration. To that effect, they have released a new software update targeted towards Galaxy Note 5 users.
The update is now available over-the-air in Europe and weighs in around 144MB in size. According to the official changelog, the update is set to improve stability of Call/Dialer app as well as enhance the battery life by implementing usage optimizations.
Samsung also claims that the update will improve the overall security of the Galaxy Note 5 although it is still unclear in what regards.
Those who have the update available should note that after upgrading, they will be unable to downgrade their firmware due to the changes in Android security policy, so think wisely before you upgrade.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released at the start of the month for Google Nexus devices and address security issues in previous Android versions, improve battery life and privacy features, as well as a providing a decent visual overhaul to the OS. That is why the update weighs in around 1GB (according to personal experience on Nexus 6), though the size may vary from device to device.