Dec 08, 2015 06:24 AM EST

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 UPDATE Or Custom ROM? Galaxy Note 5’s Predecessor Spotted With Android 6.0 Marshmallow Icons

Has Samsung begun rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its Galaxy Note 4? Reports have surfaced on Monday that Samsung Galaxy Note 5's predecessor may have received the update already, but the thing is it's not available on a worldwide scale yet.

GSMArena has learned that one of the editors of a Hungarian tech site already got his handset updated to Marshmallow though no official word about the release of the update is out as of late.

All the more making things a tad unbelievable is the fact that Samsung is reportedly set to release the Android 6.0 update to the Note 4 sometime in Feb. 2016.

The South Korean tech giant is planning on rolling out the Marshmallow update to its Note 4 once the Note 5, S6 Edge+, S6 and the S6 Edge receive the software upgrade.

9to5Google noted that the major update to the Note 4 could either be "blind luck" or the story is fabricated since there are no actual photos of the device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Instead, screenshots of an alleged Note 4's screen with Marshmallow icons and design elements have emerged online.

Additionally, SamMobile reported that it's quite odd to see the Note 4's user interface remaining unchanged. Only a screenshot of the Screen Off memo function seems to really speak of a new feature for the Note 4.

Many are now hesitant to really believe in the update reports, with some even claiming that it could just be screenshots of a custom ROM that will tweak Note 4 into appearing like a Note 5 screen.

When the Marshmallow officially hits the Note 5 predecessor, fans can expect their Note 4 handsets to have the Screen off memo function, Air Command menu, new icons, smoother animations and faster UI that what it has now.

An update to this developing story came from PhoneArena, with the site finding a video clip showcasing the Galaxy Note 4 running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The seven minutes and 30 seconds long clip was uploaded on Monday by YouTube user ardaiaron, and it shows a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910F) sporting the latest Android update.

The video is very impressive since it walks everyone through the TouchWiz version after the smartphone has been updated. The performance of the phone is noticeably laggy and slow, but this is understandable since this isn't the official software update yet.

Nevertheless, it's noteworthy that the update makes the Note 4 look like the Note 5 in many ways than one, specifically in terms of the app icons and the S Pen Air Command function.

Check out the full-length first look at the Note 4 Android 6.0 update below.

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