Android 6.0 Marshmallow Is Now Available For Nexus Devices

As said earlier, Google has today rolled out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for several of it's Nexus devices. The factory images of Android's latest update for Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player is now available for download, you can get it directly from Google.

The new version comes with a lot of new features and it has squashed all the bugs of Android L and now we've it's refined version.

There are many things which have been revamped in this version which includes: battery life improvements- Google has initialized a new feature called "Doze", this feature do is recognize based on the movement of your device whether it has been left unattended for a while. In this state, Android will "exponentially back off background activity to go into a deeper sleep state.” In this state, device will still be capable of pushing through real time alarms or respond to chat requests in this state, but background updates will be slowed or stopped.
Along with it Google also revamps Android's handling of app permissions, a refined version of Chrome, Simplified Volume Controls, Improved Bluetooth Connectivity, Direct Share Lets You Send Stuff to Common Contacts, Text Selection Gets a Lot Better, Adds a Floating Toolbar, Volume Controls Have Been Simplified and more.

And with Android 6.0 Marshmallow update Google's Now on Tap also debuts, perhaps the biggest user-facing new feature in the latest version of Android. What it does is quickly gives you information from Google search and shortcuts to relevant content in multiple apps, based on what’s on the device’s screen.

In simple words, it will provide you additional information about whatever you are doing- texting, reading news, listening to music - all in a single tap. Google's new Nexus devices 6P and 5X will ship with Android Marshmallow and Now on Tap.

The OTA of the update will be out soon, but you can manually install the update if you can't wait for the over the air update. There are no words about when the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update will reach flagship phones from companies like: Samsung, LG and Motorola.
Source: Google (1), (2)

Benny Singh
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