Android M Preview: Here?s Why You Should Try It Now

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The successor to Android Lollipop is on its way to the public. With significant upgrades from the developers, Android M will surely create an impact to the world of technology. The release of the new mobile platform from Google is set to deliver a range of improvements which gives it an edge to the previous OS.

Here?s why you should download Android M:


Google has introduce a new sleep state for devices running on the new platform?which uses motion detection when a phone is not in use and puts them into an ultra power-saving mode, PC Advisor posted. This state will help you keep your mind at ease knowing that Doze will give you extra phone power when you need it the most.

Fingerprint Support

The new platform?will also be introducing its fingerprint support which will be used to unlock and secure your phone. PC Advisor also shares that it ties in nicely with the new Android Pay mobile payments system. Apple may have revolutionized this idea first, but it?s good to know that Android is catching up.

Power & Charging

When power from your phone runs out, there will be an Android M-wide support for USB Type C, or USB-C, according to PC Advisor. The phone will also have a reversible-type connector that allows you to charge your phone three to five times fast.

Google ?Now on Tap?

The new mobile platform from Google has also introduced the ?Now on Tap? which in essence is Google Now but is available wherever you and the phone are. ?Now on Tap? should become the standard personal assistant everyone?s been wanting.

Apps Permission

If you?re ever tired of always seeing the request permission when you are installing, the new Apps Permission from Android M, shared by PC Advisor, will only request permission from activities the first time it is required.

These features from Android M are all first-class improvements by Google and judging from the upgrades and additions, one can definitely say that it is the successor to the Android Lollipop. According to PC Advisor, if you really want to get your hands on the new platform, you can download the M Developer preview for Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, or a Nexus Player. The new OS?will be launching its final version in October/November this year and will be available to the public in late 2015 or early 2016.

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