Samsung’s Grand Scale Failure

Guess what? It’s official, and (according to the report linked below) April 13 looks like the date 920/925I users will start getting versions of Marshmallow for our device rolled out to us.
May I just say it’s getting beyond a joke now. I mean, on the 3rd March Samsung released for the SM-G920/925 International a Lollipop ROM that was cooked on 27th January, while other variants (such as the F, the S, the K and the L) have already received Marshmallow ROMs cooked before that. France, for example, received on February 23rd a Marshmallow ROM for the 920/925F that had been cooked on 22nd January, while other variants have been receiving similar MM upgrades with gaps between build date and release date of up to four weeks. In the meantime, ASUS and Huawei have upgraded WATCHES – that’s right, a crappy little ‘wearable’ – to Marshmallow, while we S6 and S6 Edge International owners get told we have to wait ANOTHER MONTH before we get the Marshmallow goodness the lesser-grade variant of our $1000+ ‘flagship’ has had for almost three weeks! Remember, the ONLY difference between the F/K/L/S variants and the International is the LTE chip’s connectivity to certain cellular network bands. They all run the same internals beyond that, including the same filesystem and chipset.
Samsung have had the SDK of MM for the best part of a year, because I’m damn sure that as one of the top two mobile computing device OEMs in the world they’d know about it before many others. With that, my questions to all at Samsung:
(a) What the bloody hell have you been doing? and
(b) Why is a phone thats only differing feature is an ability to connect to a LTE band the others can’t, being handed a SIX WEEK DELAY to receive that same OS update?
Report about Marshmallow updates to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge


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