As promised, handset maker Lenovo has started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Vibe P1 smartphone in the Indian market. As per the company, other devices such as Vibe S1 will get the Android 6.0.
With this Android update, it brings stability improvements, speed optimizations, as well as several bug fixes. If you didn't receive the OTA notifications, the user can manually check it by going into the settings and software update option.
One of the biggest features to the Android platform is selective app permission. Google has increased user control of app permission with the release of Android Marshmallow. This features will let the users to pick and choose which permission will an app have during installation.
Now on Tap
Google announced a new feature called 'Now on Tap' for Google Now, which basically show contextual information by long pressing on the home button. This feature will offer contextual information based on what you are doing with just a click or by voice command.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with Doze mode, which is believed to make Android device smart in managing power. The new feature will track via motion detection whether the device is left unattended for a while, than Doze will limit background activity of apps with are consuming battery power.
The new RAM manager offers more detail about the memory usage of the device. The RAM manager shows how much memory your apps are consuming. The manager also rate the most used app so that users can recognize the most memory consuming app and can get rid of them.
Auto Backup and Restore
Google also brings one of the most useful features for Android Marshmallow. The auto backup and restore for apps feature will get all apps backed up automatically to Google Drive. Google confirms that the automatic app backup will occur every 24 hours. This feature will allow users to signing into their Google account on new Android device or on a device after a factory reset to recover all their app and app settings.
Lenovo Vibe P1 Spec sheet
Talking about the specs, the Lenovo Vibe P1, sports a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU besides 2GB RAM under the hood.
Moving on to the storage, this device comes with 32GB of built-in memory and expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. Shipped with Android 5.1 LollipopOS, this device flaunts a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, 5MP front-facing camera under the hood.
Other specifications include, Fingerprint scanner, Dual nano SIM and connectivity options including 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS. The above hardware is powered by a 5000mAh battery.