Blackberry PRIV Android Phone Running Marshmallow [Video]

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  1. dgstorm

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    It looks like Android 6.0 Marshmallow is not far from a release on the Blackberry PRIV Android phone. As you can see in the video above, someone shoe-horned the OS on the PRIV and it appears to be running smoothly.

    Obviously, Blackberry has yet to officially roll it out, but this video suggests someone is working hard to make that happen. Although these are not shown off in the video, here's a recap of extra features which Marshmallow should bring to the PRIV:
    • Doze - When your device is at rest, Doze automatically puts it into a sleep state. So your phone can still set off your alarm in the morning even if you forgot to charge it.
    • App Standby - No more battery drain from seldom used apps: App Standby limits their impact on battery life so your charge lasts longer.
    • Improved App Permissions - No need to give apps access all the time. Android Marshmallow lets you define what you want to share and when. Turn permissions off at any time, too.
    We will keep you updated as to when the final version releases on the PRIV.

    Source: BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

     
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  2. LoneWolfArcher

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    Good looking phone. I was going to buy it until the S7 Edge stole my heart.
     
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    The music in the video is killer!

    Nice phone though. Hand clap to Blackberry.