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It’s Official : Android 6.0 is Called Marshmallow

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Last night, Google’s mobile operating division announced its latest update and calls it the Android 6.0 marshmallow (sorry, not mithai). This puts an end to our speculation of what the statue of a green droid holding the new dessert figurine meant.

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This news was announced by Dave Burke, Android’s VP of Engineering via his Twitter account on Monday. Reports also suggest, that Google has released a “near-final” SDK version of the new operating system for developers.

“Whether you like them straight out of the bag, roasted to a golden brown exterior with a molten centre, or in fluff form, who doesn’t like marshmallows? We definitely like them,” wrote Jamal Eason, Product Manager, Android in the blog post.

The Android 6.0 is said to largely be aimed at delivering stability and performance improvements, and will bring new features such as – the Android Pay, Tap on Now, new app permissions model, built-in support for fingerprint scanner, as well as support for the USB Type-C standard. Reports also say, that this new version also offers native support for the 64-bit ARMv8 architecture.

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The Android v6.0 will be shipped later this year while the company is also rumoured to be releasing two Nexus smartphones along with it.

Source: [tw-button size=”medium” background=”#07ABE2″ color=”” target=”_blank” link=”http://android-developers.blogspot.in/2015/08/m-developer-preview-3-final-sdk.html”]Android Blogspot[/tw-button]

 

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  • Salman Khan

    Wo a new version of android

  • Yatish Shah

    Cool!

  • Talha Zai

    First fix the bugs of lollipop then realase the new one

  • Shiharan Choudhury

    Wish I get the update on my moto E 2nd gen

  • Sunny Ahmed

    nice

  • Ankush Sasmal

    Aur nahi toh kya bc , whatsapp ka status dekh le

  • Tanishq Kumar

    Ankush bolde tujhe pehle s pata tha U0001f61c -.-

  • Narayan Shrestha

    I already flashed it last night

  • Tausif Sayyed

    Narayan Shrestha

  • Bhavya Khanna

    Mithai U0001f61b

  • Goldi Chourey

    new android sweet…called marshmallow…..

  • Raghul Radhakrishnan

    I predicted long back

  • Shashank Angadi

    Gururaj Mahantshettar Marshmallow

  • VJ Kumar

    Waiting……

  • Daz Sato
  • Amit Nohria

    yeah i knew it

  • Arjun Kharbanda

    Waiting for lollipop on Lenovo A6000 which was promised by Lenovo and to be dilver it on second quarter of this year this is the biggest weak point for android Google must do something about it.

  • Syed Burhan Shah Jillani

    I have jelly bean n m still happy U0001f602U0001f609

  • Sai Pavan Kotla

    yipeee…marshmallow…

  • Yadu Nandan

    Wats this FYI

  • Tapomoy Chatterjee

    no

  • Sifat Ahmed

    Lol

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  • John Kennedy

    Lollipop sucks

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    Abhay Pranav Lab U0001f600

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    HTC Desire 820 can u see this

  • Kaushik D Choudhury

    What’s Marshmallow called in hindi does anybody know?

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  • Aman Arora

    i don’t like this …
    google keep on releasing new android version every 6 months …

  • Satyanarayan Majhi

    Piyush Pati

  • Sri Sai Vinay

    Appudu vasthundi bey

  • SivaramSubramaniam

    M for Marshmallow? I thought it would be called Mysorepak after Sundar Pichai became the CEO.

  • Manuraj Subramanian

    You shud be happy..! I find L to be lousy..! I rolled back to KK from L only one plus

  • Bibhuti Baishya

    Yeah beacause I didn’t get lolipop…

  • Deepesh Malhotra

    Good morning IGyaan

  • Aashish Udaya Shankar

    Ravi Raj D Ankit Immadigoudar

  • Sà Sh?

    U0001f601

  • Sajjad Zulphekari

    Bhot jaldi yaad aaya

  • Manuraj Subramanian

    I think ppl are still happy with kitkat..? Aren’t they (we)?

  • Hamid Anwar Yousaf Zai

    Shakaib Iftikhar Khalid Yousafzai Hammad Ali Afridi

  • Karan Sadarangani

    Ankita Asnani…U0001f61d

  • Srikanth K Ram

    Yadu FYI…

  • Rohit Andley Mathur

    first fix lollipop!

  • Vishal Khedkar

    Yeahhh! Android M is #Marshmallow! U0001f389U0001f389U0001f389U0001f389U0001f386U0001f386U0001f386U0001f61dU0001f61dU0001f602U0001f602U0001f602 I’ve been trolling this everywhere through the night…. U0001f602

  • Sarang Sharma

    Omg bhai release toh aaj hua hh sans toh lele

  • Dev Shah

    When cyanogen will get this version running on devices ????????

  • Sha Kti
  • Màð MîÀñ

    Awesome

  • gsaran88

    igyaan OnePlus_IN does android pay will be launched in India??

  • Arjun Dwivedi

    Haha igyaan k gyaan ka source lazy haiU0001f61c

  • Diraj Kumar

    android one haters need burnol now..

  • Sarang Sharma

    Dude aren’t you being too slow now a days i suggest you to like android authority :) you will get news faster

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    hm….!

  • Jay Kapoor

    lagta hai igyaan ab utha :v

  • Abhishek Jariwala

    Too late …