Last week, Samsung started rolling out an OTA firmware update for its Galaxy Note 5 smartphone, bringing improvements crucial for call stability and battery life. Users report that the company has also released a set of updates for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+.
According to reports appearing on SamMobile, users of Galaxy S6 Edge+ in India have already started receiving OTA updates with build number G928GDDU2AOJ5. The update is sized at around 140MB. However, there is no knowledge if the OTA firmware update being available in other regions.
The OTA update for the Galaxy S6 Edge+ claims to add improvements at critical points by stabilizing calls, optimizing the battery usage, besides making critical security enhancements. However, due to changes in security policy, users will not be able to downgrade or uninstall any security updates according to the policy document.
Both the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphones are receiving similar OTA updates owing to similar specifications. However, Samsung has not yet revealed its plans to upgrade Galaxy S6 Edge+ or the Galaxy Note 5 to the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow. However, a previous leak reported the company's decision to include the devices as part of the of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.
Samsung India launched the Galaxy S6 Edge+ in August 2015. Priced at Rs. 57,900 for the 32GB variant the Galaxy S6 edge+ runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It has a 5.7-inch QHD 1440x2560 pixels and a Super-Amoled display with a pixel density of 515ppi.The main highlight of the device being its dual edge screen. The device is powered by a 64-bit octa-core, Exynos 7420 SoC with four Cortex-A57 cores clocked at 2.1GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz, apart from a 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.