Google begins to roll out Android 6.0 Marshmallow overhaul on the Nexus gadgets since 29th September. According to several reports, android smartphones are getting the Android 6.0 update in India. So in coming time new Android Marshmallow will be available in many smartphones.
Many android smartphones got Android 5.1 (lollipop) update in March directly from Android 4.4 (Kitkat) and another update of Android 5.1.1(lollipop) in June with minor changes for bugs’ improvements
Android 6.0 focuses on many features lets grasp these here:
One can modify the permissions granted to apps at a later date in their Settings to give you a much more control over your android device.
Chrome Custom Tabs will allow apps to open a customized Chrome window on top of the active app, instead of launching the Chrome app separately.
App links will now take you directly to the App rather than opening the link in web browser. For example, if you open a Facebook link then you will be directly taken to the Facebook App.
Android Pay is Google’s new payment system. It is designed in a way to make the checkout process easy and fast.
In future you can expect Android devices with hardware finger scanner as Google will “standardize support” for fingerprint scanners on phones running Android Marshmallow.
The most obvious visible change to the Android Marshmallow is the new App drawer. It now scrolls vertically instead of horizontally with a white background.
- Auto Backup & Restore for Apps
Auto backup and restore for apps will work with Google Drive and if you lose your device or app data your previous progress will be restored the next time you install it. Additional to it, this data won’t count on your Google drive storage and will be encrypted.
Google has acquainted a new RAM Manager with the aim of providing more exact and intelligible information regarding the maximum and average RAM usage Apps. It will also show you the usage of RAM in the device.
Internal storage is always a hassle for smartphone users even with Micro SD and USB OTG. Now to ease our pain Android Marshmallow introduces a new element which will give you an easy breakdown of what is using up the internal storage.
A smarter than ever Google Now focuses on three key areas: being aware of different contexts, providing answers and helping you take action. So you can be assured that Google Now gives you the right answer according to you.
The agony of running out of battery is something everyone hates, so a new function has been introduced called Doze which will help to improve the device stand by time. Android Marshmallow also supports USB Type-C, which provides faster charging, and lets users charge other devices with their phone.
- Improved Cut, Copy & Paste
In Android Marshmallow, the words ‘cut’, ‘copy’ and ‘paste’ will simply float above selected text, making it easier to use.
So we are sure that you all will be impressed to see the new features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Get excited for the update!