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Google has started rolling out Android 6.0, aka Marshmallow, to a handful of Nexus devices. But, as great as that is, there are still millions of people who have to wait for third-party manufacturers or carriers to get the update. Thankfully, companies like HTC, Motorola, Samsung, Sony and T-Mobile are already outlining their plans to distribute the latest, tastiest version of Android. Not everyone will be happy, of course, but the list of smartphones set to receive Marshmallow isn't bad -- and chances are more will be added over the next few weeks. "So, am I getting it," you ask? If so, when? Let's find out.

Google

The over-the-air update should be rolling out now, according to Google.

HTC

  • HTC One M9
  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One M9+
  • HTC One E9
  • HTC One E9+
  • HTC One ME
  • HTC One E8
  • HTC One M8 EYE
  • HTC Butterfly 3
  • HTC Desire 826
  • HTC Desire 820
  • HTC Desire 816

HTC says Marshmallow should be available on these handsets by the end of the year.

Motorola

  • 2015 Moto X Pure Edition (third-generation)
  • 2015 Moto X Style (third-generation)
  • 2015 Moto X Play
  • 2015 Moto G (third-generation)
  • 2014 Moto X Pure Edition in the US (second-generation)
  • 2014 Moto X in Latin America, Europe and Asia (second-generation)
  • 2014 Moto G and Moto G with 4G LTE (second-generation)
  • 2014 Moto MAXX
  • 2014 Moto Turbo
  • Droid Turbo
  • Nexus 6

The good news? Motorola's taking care of a lot of devices. The bad news? There are no availability details."We have high standards, so we'll work fast but we won't push the upgrades out until we know they're ready," the company said in a blog post.

Sony

  • Xperia Z5
  • Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Xperia Z4 Tablet
  • Xperia Z3+
  • Xperia Z3
  • Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Xperia Z2
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Xperia M5
  • Xperia M4 Aqua
  • Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Xperia C4

Timing-wise, Sony says it's working hard to deliver Marshmallow to you as quickly as it can, but it didn't share any details beyond that.

T-Mobile

  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One M9
  • LG G3
  • LG G4
  • LG G Stylo
  • Nexus 5
  • Nexus 6
  • Nexus 7 (2013)
  • Nexus 9
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

Unlike its rivals in the US, T-Mobile was thoughtful enough to put together a list of devices that will get Android 6.0. There's also a tool on the carrier's site that lets you see what stage of the update process each device in, which is going to be greatly appreciated by users.

As we said earlier, though, more details from other networks and manufacturers are due to pop up throughout the coming weeks -- so stay tuned to this article, as we'll be updating it with any further details.

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