Marshmallow update heading to ASUS ZenFone 2, Zoom and more in Q2 2016

ASUS has now posted an update on its Android 6.0 Marshmallow rollout plans, detailing a list of eight phones it says will receive an update sometime in Q2 2016. All told, the list encompasses seven ZenFone models and one PadFone. Here's the breakdown:

  • PadFone S (PF500KL)
  • ZenFone 2 (ZE550ML, ZE551ML)
  • ZenFone 2 Deluxe (ZE551ML)
  • ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition (ZE551ML)
  • ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE500KG, ZE500KL, ZE550KL, ZE551KL, ZE600KL, ZE601KL)
  • ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL)
  • ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)
  • ZenFone Zoom (ZX551ML)

ASUS hasn't given any specific dates to look forward to other than the generic Q2 2016 timeframe. Once the update does arrive, ASUS says that Google's Messenger, Gmail and Calendar apps will replace ASUS' own as the default if users perform a factory reset.

Source: ASUS