Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML and ZE550ML get Android Marshmallow Update
Asus has started rolling out Android Marshmallow update for the Zenfone 2 series. The update weighs in at 1.1GB and should be downloaded over WiFi.
The Zenfone 2 ZE551ML gets updated to V18.104.22.168 and the Zenfone 2 ZE550ML variant to V22.214.171.124. One thing to remember again before updating to Android Marshmallow on the Zenfone 2 is to move all the apps back to internal storage. If you have apps on the external storage, after the update they won't be accessible.
Asus has also removed a lot of bloatware from the devices, including Omlet Chat, Dr Safety, Zinio, Tripadvisor, Puffin Browser to count a few. The default Asus Email, Calendar apps have also given way to Google alternatives.
The update is being pushed out as we write this, and should be available everywhere within a week. Now, just to remind you, the Zenfone 2 were the last smartphones from Asus which ran on Intel's Atom processors and probably that's the reason it took so long for them to be updated.
You can catch our review of the Zenfone 2 below.
Source: Asus Zentalk
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