By the end of this month, Google will release the latest Nexuses: the smaller one built by LG and the phablet built by Huawei. Of course, they will come loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which has been tested on the “Bullhead” and “Angler” Nexuses, and in short time, the new OS will be available for the following Nexus phones: 6 (the phablet built by Motorola), 9 (the tablet built by HTC) and 5 (the 2015 model built by LG).
This rumor was spread by a tipster who claims that the new Android version will be rolled out starting from September 29, through the Google Play store. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is expected to bring many performance improvements and features, and one of them will allow you to set your device to perform automatic backups and to restore them when required. In addition, your data will be backed up and saved to Google Drive, everyday, and you will restore it whenever you want to do it.
All of the new features are already available on the Android 6.0 M Developer Preview, so if you happen to own a Nexus 5, 6 or 9, then you should download and install it immediately. If you’ve already done that, we’re informing you that the Android 6.0 SDK can be downloaded via OTA, by going to Settings>About Phone>System Updates>Check for Updates.
Another feature which was added to Android 6.0 Marshmallow will allow the users with phones that have less built-in storage to set the default storage to the Micro SD card, which means that they can install applications directly to the external location. Also, they will control how much RAM memory an application will be allowed to use, and other changes they’ll notice are related to the Contact menu, which will allow them to select more contacts at the time in order to delete, merge or share them. In addition, the dial interface will contain icons, instead of text.
We must remind you that this isn’t the final edition of Android 6.0 Marshmallow and you’ll have to wait until September 29, when Google will hold a media event in San Francisco and will unveil the LG Nexus 5 2015 (Bullhead) and Huawei Nexus 6 2015 (Angler), which will run on the new OS.