Android M is “Marshmallow” and will be Android 6.0
Even though we’ve been playing around with the Android M developer preview for a while now, two things were uncertain: What tasty treat would the M ultimately stand for? And will the next version of Android be 5.2 (signifying a smaller update with more bug fixes and little refinements) or 6.0 (signifying something a bit more significant)?
Well, it’s official: Android M will now officially be known as Android Marshmallow, as Google has finally unveiled the latest Android statues on its famous Mountain View campus (see image above).
Here is the official Marshmallow icon:
But that’s not all. The official Android SDK was also updated just a few hours ago to add the new Marshmallow platform, and the latest version of Android is now referred to as 6.0.
Want to know how Google came up with Marshmallow? Check out the video below, made by Googlers Nat and Lo.