Following the path of Google, other OEM's such as Sony and Huawei has started the announcement about the roll out of the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The Chinese handset maker, Huawei has announced that, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update will be rolled out starting from November.
The company has announced this piece of information on its offical Weibo and Emotion UI pages today. According to the company, the Ascend P8, Ascend P8max, Mate S, Mate 7, Ascend G7, Ascend G7 Plus, and Ascend G8 smartphones will receive the Marshmallow update.
From the Honor brand, the company will roll out for Honor 7, Honor 7i, Honor 6 Plus, Honor 6, MediaPad X2, Honor 4X, and Honor 4C.
This Android 6.0 Marshmallow update brings in lots of improvement which give more control over to improve performance. Some includes
App Permissions: This features will let users to pick and choose which permission will an app have during installation. In addition to that, users can also manage all their app permission in settings. Google has also urged the developers to design their app, that they prompt permission request 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 Pay: Google introduced a new payment initiative called Android Pay. This features will now allow users to pay using their Android smartphone in stores using the NFC (Near Field Communication) or in-app that supports payment. The Android Pay will securely store details of credit card and other payment-related data on the smartphone and creates a virtual card similar to the Apple secure tokens.
Further, 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.