Google’s new Android 6.0 “Marshmallow” smartphone software will be available on the company’s Nexus devices starting next week. It will arrive on the Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9 and Nexus Player.
Google showed off several previously unmentioned features at a press event Tuesday, including an advanced charge status indicator, less disruptive notifications and a more intelligent home screen.
Marshmallow will also have a powerful new feature called “Now On Tap” that aims to deliver users helpful information without navigating through various individual apps. Now On Tap is designed to learn your usage patterns over time, becoming smarter the more you use your device.
Android Marshmallow will come pre-installed on the company’s new Nexus smartphones, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. Both of those phones will support new voice control abilities in Marshmallow, allowing users more hands-free control over their devices.