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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Top Features and Improvements

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During the event that Google held on September 29, 2015 in San Francisco, we’ve seen the Android 6.0 Marshmallow running on the two new Nexus devices, the Nexus 5X by LG and Nexus 6P by Huawei.

Google’s new Android OS version comes with many new features which include a power saving mode, security updates and many more. Today we’re going to talk about a few main features that you will find on the upcoming Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Support For More Languages

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow will be translated to over 70 international languages. A few of the new languages that will be supported are: Urdu, Uzbek, Albanian, Gujarati and more.

Connectivity

It seems that the devices that run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow will use less power for scanning Bluetooth companion devices and the Wi-Fi will now support 5GHz frequency bands.

Battery Life Improvement

One of the main issues that all the mobile devices have is the battery life. However, it seems that Google is continuously working on fixing this issue and to extend the battery life with each new Android update.

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with an improved power consumption manager called Doze. Whenever Doze will see that your device is in sleep mode, it will automatically put the applications into a sleep state, considerably reducing the battery consumption. You can also set applications such as Gmail or Facebook to never go to “sleep”, which is awesome.

Improved Performance and System User Experience

Google also claims that the new Android Runtime (ART) has been enhanced and it will make your device run faster while multi tasking. They’ve optimized the power and the RAM consumption rate, which will significantly improve the device’s performance.

Privacy And Security

The new Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with many security issues and now it allows the users to have full control of the applications they install. With other words, the users will be able to allow or deny an application to access their personal information or any other data. However, they will still be able to install and use the application, which can’t be done in Android Lollipop. As you already know, the Android Lollipop OS will only inform you what information the application will be able to access after you install it on your device. You don’t have any option to deny access to some specific data, which means that you can just tap on the “Install” button and accept the fact that the application will be able to access all the information, everytime it wants to.

At the same time, Google has improved the security by adding a fingerprint authentication system which was built into the new Android Marshmallow.