By John Patrick Pullen
October 13, 2015

The latest Android operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, has begun shipping on Google’s Nexus devices. It should begin arriving on other makers’ handsets soon, too.

People haven’t been this excited about the arrival of a marshmallow since Mr. Stay Puft plodded his way through Manhattan in Ghostbusters. The Now On Tap feature is the biggest new feature, allowing Google Now to scan the screen for items the user may want to know more about and serve up information at the push of the home button. It’s effectively a shortcut for Android’s “Okay Google” voice activated search, without actually having to say the words “Okay Google” — or even the thing you’re searching for.

But this kind of high-powered mobile computing won’t work on just any old Google handset. Here are the five best Android phones available today, all of which are either rumored or confirmed to get Marshmallow.

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