Asus PadFone- and ZenFone series: announced Android 6.0 update

In the second quarter of 2016, the users of Asus' PadFone- and ZenFone series will receive an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Taiwanese manufacturer was now known. As part of the software update Asus will also remove some of the in-house apps from its ZenUI mentioned user interface. 

Asus PadFone- and ZenFone series: announced Android 6.0 update

Long considered Asus as a model student of Android updates. In the recent past, but the company that reputation could not be just as, among others, the example of Android is 6.0 marshmallow. End of September last year, Google has officially unveiled the new operating system version and released for download. After more than six months Asus has only now announced an Android 6.0 update for the devices of its PadFone and ZenFone series, which will be rolled out in the second quarter 2016th

Among the smartphones that make the leap to marshmallow, the PadFone S (PF500KL) ZenFone 2 (ZE550ML, ZE551ML) ZenFone include 2 Deluxe (ZE551ML) ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition (ZE551ML) and the ZenFone 2 laser (ZE500KG, ZE500KL, ZE550KL, ZE551KL, ZE600KL, ZE601KL). Furthermore, also the ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL) are updated ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) and ZenFone Zoom (ZX551ML).

Android 6.0 brings a number of large and small improvements to Google's mobile operating system. First of all, the refined app permissions should be mentioned, improved battery life, thanks to the "Doze" features and Google Now on Tap, bringing the virtual assistant from Mountain View analyze a button the screen and can offer pertinent information.

ZenUI apps are replaced with Google applications

In addition, Asus announces that the ZenUI apps ASUS Messenger, ASUS ASUS Mail and Calendar through Google Messenger, Google Calendar and Gmail are replaced. However, this only happens as the Group adds limiting if the user resets the appropriate device to factory settings after the update. In this case, Asus recommends relevant apps from the Play Store re-download if they are to continue to be used.

Source: Asus Forum 

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