Google’s Nexus 5X and 6P to roll out with Marshmallow

 Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X
Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X

The Huawei made Nexus 6P and LG made Nexus 5X will be rolled out with the latest version of Android which is Marshmallow. The latest build will also be available on Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9 and Nexus Players.

In the news system, users would now be allowed to uninstall some of the select apps. Dave Burke, VP of Engineering of Android, during the recent event, said the company has created a ‘new system’ that would let users uninstall Google apps.

“With the new Nexus devices, we’ve reduced the number of preloaded apps on the phone, to make the out-of-box experience cleaner and simpler. We’ve also developed a new system that moves over a quarter of our apps to a post-setup installation phase, which means they can be uninstalled just like any other apps,” said Burke at the event.

According to the Google online store, the Nexus 5X price in India will start at Rs. 31,900 (for 16GB internal storage variant), while the 32GB variant will be priced at Rs. 35,900 and Nexus 6P price in India will start at Rs. 39,999 (for 32GB internal storage variant), while the 64GB Nexus 6P is priced at Rs. 42,999.

Some of the key features of the M version are:

The GOOGLE NOW ON TAP feature would be the foremost feature of the new android. Google Now works when you press and hold the home button while inside of any app, and the application will read the screen, look for anything interesting like any location, events and then return information on what it sees in a little popup box on the bottom of the screen.

CASE-BY-CASE APP PERMISSIONS : Earlier versions of android asked you to give permission while installing an app– camera, microphone, location, data, etc.- and most users don’t know why the application is asking such kinds of permissions to access everything and anything. In the new android version, developers will now be able to ask for permissions on a case-by-case basis that means when you go to open up the camera in Instagram, for instance, Instagram could deliver a pop-up asking if you want to let it access your camera. That way users know exactly when an app is using a feature and why it’s using it.

DOZE: When you buy a new phone you first consider the battery life, right? Doze, in the new android version, will monitor how your device is being used and adjust app activity accordingly. If and when your are not using your phone all day while it is in your pocket, the Doze will simply pause your apps so they don’t drain through your battery life, that means you save lots of battery. Google also says a device’s standby time could double. A big deal.

USB Type-C (also called USB-C) is a tiny new reversible USB format that’s kind of sweeping the tech industry, using this format will brings in faster data transfer and also faster charging. It’s going to be used to charge most phones, tablets, and laptops, and for transferring data and video between devices. Marshmallow adds support for USB Type-C for Android phones and tablets, so there’s a very good chance that your next phone will use it.

FINGERPRINT SUPPORT: The new Marshmallow brings the ability to see fingerprint sensors to unlock the devises. That means your next Android phone will likely let you use a fingerprint sensor to unlock your phone, make payments, and log into various apps and services. Basically, it’s going to be a huge convenience for both the people making Android phones and the people using them.

BETTER CUT, COPY, AND PASTE :No one wants to write the same word, and the same sentence repeatedly. Another small but meaningful change in the Android 6.0 is the way that it handles copy and pasting text. One of the solid change in Marshmallow is rather than making you jump to to the top of the screen to find and decipher the cut, copy, and paste buttons, the new version will float the options directly above the text you’ve selected.


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