As reported earlier Huawei Honor 7 will indeed the Android Marshmallow update early next year. Rather Huawei has confirmed details regarding the exact devices of the Honor lineup which will receive the Marshmallow update.
Apart from the Honor 7 the budget devices including the Honor 4C, Honor 4X will received the Marshmallow update. Previous years flagships Honor 6 and Honor 6 Plus too will receive the flavour of Marshmallow.
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has also given a February 2016 time frame for the airing these updates to the device in an official tweet. As expected from any beta update, the first round of Marshmallow update may come with a number of bugs. Huawei will subsequently fix the issues in the next update.
Coming soon! Starting February 2016, we will be rolling out Android M to honor phones. pic.twitter.com/BN3gwPqs6g— Honor India (@HiHonorIndia) November 1, 2015
The company however hasn't made it clear whether they will launch a new iteration of their eMUI alongside the Android Marshmallow update.