Today Google released the third developer preview for the M release and at the same time also reveals its official codename as well as final version name: Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The new version officially bumps up the API number to version 23.

The hardware device images for the Nexus 5, 6, 9 and Player are now available for download on the developer pages. Compared to the previous preview there is now a new and final permissions user interface as well improvements to the fingerprint API, with surely many more bugfixes and stability improvements.

The Android SDK has also been officially bumped up to version 6.0 which can now be updated via the SDK Manager. Documentation for all API 23 changes can now be found in the developer reference pages.

Source: Android developer blog

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  • JonnyDough - Saturday, August 22, 2015 - link

    Amen to that. I'm sick of mega corps jacking my data and forcing downgrades on me. I paid $750 for my Note 4 to someone (via crappy contract). But what option do I have? Verizon is the only one with coverage for the traveling man.
  • Mr Perfect - Monday, August 17, 2015 - link

    The name is fine, but I AM disappointed that the mascot isn't a Stay-Puffed Marshmallow Man style Android.
  • Refuge - Monday, August 17, 2015 - link

    With mini little ghost busters crossing streams at it? ;P
  • boeush - Monday, August 17, 2015 - link

    I wonder what the equivalent joke is going to be with the upcoming all-female remake...
  • fteoath64 - Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - link

    Yeah, images of the Michilin man. A life sized one holding the green Android would be a great fit. I think.
  • LauRoman - Monday, August 17, 2015 - link

    Kids these days don't know what that is.
  • casperes1996 - Monday, August 17, 2015 - link

    If that's really true, I don't think I want to live in this world anymore
  • 3ogdy - Monday, August 17, 2015 - link
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  • tipoo - Monday, August 17, 2015 - link

    So is there a particular event or date we should be looking to for the leaked 2015 Nexus 5 update to come out?

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