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What you need to know about Google’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 5PGoogle has two new Nexus smartphones available for preorder, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. These new models coincide with the release of Google’s new version of Android, Marshmallow. Marshmallow contains new features like fingerprint scanning, Android Pay, Now on Tap and others. These Nexus devices are designed to be Google’s flagship devices carrying the Android OS.

The Nexus 5X is a creation of Google in partnership with LG. The device uses the Snapdragon 808 process, has 2GB RAM, internal storage of 16GB or 32GB and a 2700mAh battery. The camera is 12-megapixels, and a new feature is a double-tap of the home button to pull the camera app (Similar to Samsung). A laser auto-focus system like the one LG used on its G3 smartphone is installed to give high-quality photos.

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M is For Marshmallow – Google Releases New SDK for Developers

  • 18/08/2015 at 23:58 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Android MarshmallowGoogle has released the name of their next version of Android, with the M standing for Marshmallow. Marshmallow is to be released for Android users in fall, and the official developer SDK is ready for developers to test their apps on the updated platform. The official Android 6.0 SDK up in the Android Studio for download through the SDK Manager for developers to target the new API Level 23.

There have been new features designed into Android devices, like fingerprint scan and Android Pay (Which uses NFC technology.). The Android version 6.0 SDK has an updated Android Support Library v23 that is backwards compatible. The v23 contains new support libraries, such as customtabs, percent, recommendation, preference-v7, preference-v14 and preference-leanback-v27.

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