It was widely expected that today would be the day that Google dropped the January security update for Nexus devices and that appears to be the case. Google has updated the Factory Images page on their developer site, bringing the latest build of Android Marshmallow to a range of devices. With the release of the images, users can expect the OTA updates to being shortly to the latest build of 6.0.1 while manufactures and carriers can start doing their testing to get updates out quickly. It is likely we will see an update from HTC and T-Mobile drop for the One A9 and Nexus 6 respectively in the next two weeks.
The updated images are for all of the devices that were upgraded or released with Android Marshmallow. Here is the list and the newest build number for each Nexus device.
- Pixel C: 6.0.1 (MXB48K)
- Nexus 6P: 6.0.1 (MMB29P)
- Nexus 5X: 6.0.1 (MMB29P)
- Nexus 6: 6.0.1 (MMB29S)
- Nexus Player: 6.0.1 (MMB29T)
- Nexus 9 LTE: 6.0.1 (MMB29S)
- Nexus 9 Wi-Fi: 6.0.1 (MMB29S)
- Nexus 5: 6.0.1 (MMB29S)
- Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi: 6.0.1 (MMB29O)
- Nexus 7 (2013) LTE: 6.0.1 (MMB29O)
If you are comfortable with flashing your devices then you can download the files today and update immediately. Otherwise you will need to wait for the OTA update.