Google officially released new OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Be the first to install the update can device owners of the reference Nexus.
In may, Google’s conference for developers Google I/O introduced a new version of Android, codenamed “M”. Vice-President of the company Sundar Pichai then outlined the six main directions of the new OS, including control of application access to certain system functions, a fingerprint scanner, the system of Internet of things and the photo service.
The main goal of the new version of Android to improve the user experience with the smartphone, to make the interaction easier and more intuitive, say in Google. With this purpose in Android M reduced the number of permissions that apps prompt the user during installation. Now they can ask for access to the functions of the OS during installation, and when using programs. Similarly, it is implemented in iOS.
Android M supports the fingerprint scanners on the operating system level. The user will be able to unlock the device to purchase apps in Google Play. Other possible applications you can think of the developers themselves.
In Android M, the company has focused on systems of power management and memory, thanks to smartphones and tablets will boast a longer battery life. The technology is called – Doze. Android M by means of the sensors of the smartphone to determine when the gadget is in standby mode. With prolonged lack of movement, the phone will unload from RAM most apps. All this allows to increase offline work time.
Among other innovations in Android M developers noted the possibility of direct transmission of files like AirDrop, simplified volume management, improved copy-and-paste text, multitasking the new. OS support for USB-C, recently implemented a 12-inch MacBook. Owners of “phones” will be able to recharge other devices connected to their device.
Updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow are now available for download for Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 and tablet Nexus 7 (2013), introduced last year Nexus 9 production HTC and the Nexus Player player. Soon these devices will receive the update over the air, and those who do not want to wait can download the installation image on the developer site.