China's Huawei has announced its flagship Mate 8 phablet, which will be the first new handset other than Google's latest Nexus duo to ship with Android Marshmallow.
The company took the wraps off the Mate 8 today in Shanghai, China, where the 6-inch display smartphone will be available ahead of a global rollout scheduled for the first quarter of 2016. Huawei intends to unveil the flagship for these markets at CES 2016.
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More than a month ago, Google announced the coming update for the 6th major iteration of its platform... Marshmallow. Of the anticipated updates, the Nexus line of devices would be the first to receive the gooey goodness that promised to bring the most significant updates to some critical Android components (think Now On Tap and app permissions).