10 Things to Get Excited About in Android Marshmallow

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Integrated Fingerprint Support

While some device makers have incorporated fingerprint technology into their smartphones, Marshmallow is expected to take this further with standardized support for fingerprint sensors. This will dovetail with Android Pay on the backend with the use of APIs that developers can access, resulting in tighter device security and smoother mobile-commerce experience in the months ahead.

The next major version of Android 6.0, Marshmallow, is expected to be announced this week, with the first smartphones that come preinstalled with it to be available shortly after.

While Google has announced that Marshmallow is an incremental update that focuses largely on bug features, it does offer some new capabilities and a number of tweaks that users will look forward to. We've listed 10 of the most compelling features in the following slideshow.

 

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