After assumptions of many people on the name of Android M like muffin, mango shake, etc. Moments ago, it has finally revealed that the ‘M’ in Android M, is Marshmallow.
Mashmallow now officially joins the series of names allotted to Android versions starting from the first version called Cupcake. This was followed by Donut, Éclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop and now Marshmallow.
Android M brings a couple of improvements over the previous generations of android versions. Google also says that Android M adds new features, improvement in performance, battery life and security, the new features include Native tap-to-wake support, Dismiss all button, Backup service, Standalone Calculator app, Night mode, as well as offline mode.
The people at Google— Nat and Lo — have also released a video on how the Android Marshmallow statue was made and placed at the special Android Lawn.