Google Now On Tap
It is the best feature in our list of Features Of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. One of the best things we have in the Android 6.0 Marshmallow is One On Tap. Google Now on Tap allows users to get additional information, take actions or navigate between apps without conducting a formal search. It makes “search” the connective tissue between app experiences on Android.
Eg. If you’re watching a YouTube video of a famous actor, just call up Google Now to get more information about that person. “We spend a lot of time trying to get answers to quick questions and figuring out next steps, and we wanted to make that a lot easier.” said Google demonstrator at Google IO 2015.
Revamped App Permissions
Now you can give the permissions while using that feature in the particular app. You don’t need to give or grant more permissions while installing it. Apps can trigger requests for permissions at runtime, in the right context, and users can choose whether to grant the permission.
Making permission requests right when they’re needed means users can get up and running in your app faster. Also, users have easy access to manage all their app permissions in settings. As more devices upgrade to M, app permission behavior will be a critical development flow to test.
Inbuilt Fingerprint Sensor Support
Android Marshmallow makes it easy for manufacturers to endow their upcoming devices with fingerprint sensors as Android 6.0 Marshmallow has inbuilt support for them. It means now you can log into your accounts, make payments and unlock your device with the help of fingerprint sensor on your Android devices.
It will provide lot of ease and convenience to users for doing daily works with the help of simple fingerprint scan. Read More about fingerprint sensor..
It is a replacement / rebranding of Google Wallet, which the company hopes will do better than Google Wallet in the battle against Apple Inc. Pay and other mobile payment services. The company has partnered with all major payments networks, including Visa, MasterCard Inc, Discover and American Express Company in the U.S. for the service, which uses a standard tokenization system. The Android Pay is :
Mobile payments official integrated with Android. Retailers include AT&T, Best Buy, Subway, Groupon, hotels.com and many more. Read more in detail about Android Pay..
Battery Improvement (Project Doze)
New version of Android brings “Doze” Feature which shuts down processes in certain apps to stop battery drain. Google is aiming to give your phones and tablets a little more juice to make it through the day without dying.
What Doze will do is recognize based on the movement of your device whether it is stationary and based on that information will “exponentially back off background activity to go into a deeper sleep state.” The device will still be capable of pushing through real-time alarms or respond to chat requests in this state, but background updates will be slowed or stopped.
Charging (USB C Type)
USB Type-C (also called USB-C) is a tiny new reversible USB format that’s kind of sweeping the tech industry. It provides faster charging, and lets users charge other devices with their phone.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow lets its users to manage the RAM usage manually. In the settings menu ‘RAM Manager’ allows the user to check the amount of RAM being used over a specific duration. RAM Manager lists out the detailed usage of RAM at a given period.
- Simplified Volume Controls
- Improved Bluetooth Connectivity
- Direct Share Lets You Send Stuff to Common Contacts
- Text Selection Gets a Lot Better, Adds a Floating Toolbar
- Volume Controls Have Been Simplified
- Visual Voicemail
- Adoptable storage Devices
- Android Marshmallow dark theme
- New App Drawer
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