LG G4 will be the first in the world to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. G4 users in Poland will begin receiving M upgrade beginning next week with other markets in Europe, Asia and the US to follow.
European users have finally started receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the LG G4. The G4 is now receiving an over-the-air (OTA) update for Android Marshmallow, which weighs about 1.55GB. The update can also be grabbed via LG Bridge – a PC companion app for LG devices.
Users in Portugal, Romania, Spain, Germany and Hungary have reportedly started receiving the latest Android update for LG G4, while some users in the UK have also started receiving notifications for the update. The South Korean giant is expected to roll out the update soon in other regions as well, including Asia and America.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow earlier referred to as Android M is Google’s latest Android update. The new OS brings new features such as revised app permissions, Android Pay mobile payment service along with new fingerprint APIs for developers. It also gets USB Type-C support, new power management features with DOZE, Google Now on Tap along with Rotating Home Screen. Yes! with Marshmallow, users will have the option to view their Home Screen in both portraits as well as landscape mode. Up until now, Android versions were deprived of this feature.
The company has also detailed a set of features it has added with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update such as battery optimization, updated Knock Code settings along with a few renamed apps like QMemo+ which now called Capture+, while LG Ridge has now been renamed to LG AirDrive. Other changes include improved auto-brightness that automatically adjusts depending upon the environment, simplified app settings along with Direct Share, which shows users frequently shared combinations of recommended apps.