Android M is now officially known as Android Marshmallow with version 6.0. M became Marshmallow officially after the Marshmallow statue appeared in the Mountain view outside Google’s office. Well, it is really a big news. Instead of v5.2, Marshmallow will be all new update with v6 bringing a set of new features including Native Fingerprint and USB Type C support along with major improvement in permissions and UI.
Another good news is that the Last Developer Preview images are live for Download. If you are having Nexus 5, 6, 9 or Nexus Player, than you go install this Developer Preview 3 right away and test out the operating system. Remember that Preview 3 is last and final under Preview platform. Next will be the official RTM release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The Developer Preview 3 details are as follows:
- Date: August 2015
- Build: MPA44G
- Hardware support: Nexus 5, 6, 9, Player
- Emulator support: x86 & ARM 32/64-bit
- Google Play services: 7.8
Before installing this on your Nexus device(s), please note that the official Android Blog reported saying you will have to Flash your device back to factory state to get the official Android Marshmallow update on your devices which are running Preview 3. Since, you agree for the same, go ahead and Download Android 6.0 Developer Preview 3 right away.