SONY announces the list of phones that will get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow has already started rolling out to nexus series smartphones and rumors are that Android One phones are also receiving the update. HTC and Motorola have already announced the list of smartphones that will get the latest android update, Motorola has included most of their smartphones skipping the first-gen Moto E(second gen also) and Moto G and on the other hand HTC has included most of their flagship smartphones and few mid-ranger which might hit by surprise for some.

Sony has jumped into the picture now and announced a wide range of Z-series smartphones and few recent launches. Sony says that it has been working real hard to provide the update to as many phones. We might expect few more device to add in the list in the future along with the confirmed one’s.

List of Smartphones that will get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update are: 

  • Xperia Z5
  • Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Xperia Z4 Tablet
  • Xperia Z3+
  • Xperia Z3
  • Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Xperia Z2
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Xperia M5
  • Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Xperia M4 Aqua
  • Xperia C4

Before you guys start asking about when they company will roll-out let us be very clear that the company hasn’t mentioned any time frame as to when the update will roll out. Sony says that it will include some features and functionalities that will enhance the user experience and usability. Do note the roll out will vary according your country and carrier.

Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update features brief:

Granular Permissions Support: Apps installed in our smartphone access out data to perform a amount of actions while some apps ask for the user permission before accessing while some don’t. With Android, M Google has introduced granular(a fancy word for default). The apps will now request permission before accessing any data and feature that are included within the smartphone.

Native Finger Print: Companies like Samsung, Motorola used to include the fingerprint sensor for their flagship or at least high-end smartphones but with Android M Google ‘s included the fingerprint sensor by default.

Power-Charging: Doze power charging feature Google is trying to improve the battery backup time and standby time significantly. Doze is a feature which makes use of Motion detector to measure your smartphone or tablet and if it’s kept idle for some time it shifts the mode to Doze which kills all background apps from performing any type of action except for the alarm and incoming notifications.

These were just a glimpse of features that will be available in the update. Do stay tuned with us we will keep you updates as always.


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