6 Stunning Features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Finally, Google has released its latest version of Android named Android 6.0 M. M stands for Marshmallow. Google continues the tradition of nomenclature of sweet treats. Android Marshmallow was released on October 5th, 2015 and now it is available in the market.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Features

Marshmallow brings new platform features such as fingerprint scanners and Doze power saving mode. Along with that Android Pay is also added to this latest operating system of Android. Let’s take at look at some cool features of Android Marshmallow 6.0, the latest version of android operating system:

Chrome Custom Tabs

Chrome custom tab is one of the best feature of Android Marshmallow. It will let you include web views within a particular app, without switching the Chrome browser on your phone. It will run at the top of your phone.

Android Pay

This feature allows users to pay money using near field communication (NFC) and host card emulation techniques for tap-to-pay services. Paying process is very simple unlock your phone, keep it near an NFC terminal and your payment is done. You don’t need to open any app. Before starting transaction, you must add your card details and it is just a one time process. Your card details won’t be shared with anyone.

Fingerprint Support

Fingerprint support is one the attractive feature of Android M. You can use fingerprints to authorize Android Pay transaction, unlock your phone and make Play Store purchases. It is a nice feature from security point of view.

App Permissions

App Permission is a handy feature in Android Marshmallow. App Permissions will allow users to decide that which permissions they want to allow or revoke. In Android Marshmallow operating system, users will get notifications asking for permissions only when they are using a particular function of an app. While in its previous implementation, users have to agree all app permissions to first install and also for updates.

App Linking

Android Marshmallow operating system offers users to set their own default apps. App Linking features previously known as Intent. In Intent feature user selects that the particular link will be open in an app or in a browser. For example, if you tap on a twitter link in your inbox then it shows a pop-up that, do you want to open the link in your browser or within the Twitter app. Now, you don’t need to face this kind of annoying situation.

Power Management Feature – Doze

Android Marshmallow has a motion detection sensor at regular intervals and if there is no activity for a long time, then the system automatically shuts down that process. According to Google it can save a lot of power and increase the battery life as well.

Along with this features Android M has some more improvements like improved Copy/Paste function, Direct share feature, improved volume control feature. Android Marshmallow also supports USB Type-C for charging.

So, these are some stunning features of Android Marshmallow 6.0. Ultimately, Google has tried to give something new and improved experience to Android users. But, the important thing is users’ review. Now, it will be very interesting to see users’ response. Till then wait and enjoy Marshmallow..!!

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