Lenovo, Motorola, and Huawei among others are some of handset manufacturers that already announce Android 6.0 Marshmallow update plans for their smartphones. The recent announcement is coming from Asus that also reveals the list of its handsets that are set to receive the latest Android version from Google.
This news followed by the confirmation from Taiwanese company through its official support page about the planning to roll out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the PadFone S (PF500KL), ZenFone 2 (ZE550ML/ZE551ML), ZenFone 2 Deluxe/Special Edition (ZE551ML), Zenfone 2 Laser (ZE500KG/ZE500KL/ZE550KL/ZE600KL/ZE601KL), and ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL).
It is also noticed from Android 6.0 Marshmallow update list back in October 2015 that confirms Asus will bring the latest build to ZenFone 2 Series. The disappointing thing is, the release time-frame for update is not announced by the company.
However, although the company has not revealed any plans for its second phase roll out, it claimed also that Asus will bring Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in its second phase for ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, and ZenFone 6.
New features introduced by Android M that now called as Android 6.0 Marshmallow are including revamped app permissions, Google Now on Tap feature, new Chrome feature that will give new experience for Android users, new web links handling methods, Android Pay mobile payment system that will official with Android M, and features for developers to add into their apps like the new fingerprint APIs.
It also introduce new silent feature for sound and vibrate mode as well as a “Do not Disturb” mode that will block all sounds or only alarms and notifications, features for battery safer called Doze that will effectively save your phone battery power, and also some other additions like new RAM manager, adoptable storage devices, auto backup and restore for apps, support for USB Type-C ports, and new app drawer.