Android 6.0 Marshmallow is Official name of Android M

Android M is now finally has an official name and version number – Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The new mascot of Google is welcoming photographers close to the Android HQ building in California.

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Android M was announced during the Google’s yearly I/O summit back in May and is likely to available for public this fall. The major upgraded Android version is focused to optimize the functionality even further by lowering the RAM utilization, enhancing complete battery endurance and the standby time.

Android M will be introducing the native support for security authentication and fingerprint sensors. An official application permission manager is integrated too, along with support for USB Type-C connectors and capacity for charging other apparatus.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow new Developer’s Preview is now accessible for Nexus 5, 6, 9 and the Nexus Player. The preview is going to be the last one before the RTM version. The official SDK is live at the same time. The developers can now upload their applications on Play Store, which are compatible with Android 6.0.

Samsung recently divulges the Android M features for the Galaxy devices. Earlier leaks suggest that Nexus (2015) will be running Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. In another leak, Samsung Galaxy S7 found to be testing with Android M and Snapdragon 820.

Since the name is now official, we can expect the smartphone manufacturers to start testing their flagships with the latest Android OS version.