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Asus ZenFone 2 Laser gets Android Marshmallow

Asus ZenFone 2 Laser Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update
Asus ZenFone 2 Laser
In addition to the latest major Android build, this update comes without the bloatware previously added by Asus.

Android Marshmallow updates are nothing more but another ubiquitous topic these days, but when it comes to the Asus ZenFone 2 Laser, there is something more. While users of this handset will enjoy the move to Android 6.0, the best part of the new firmware is that it comes without the bloatware Asus usually installs on its Android devices.

As everyone should know by now, Android Marshmallow comes with Google Now on Tap, Doze mode, new emojis, granular permissions, as well as multiple minor fixes and tweaks. Obviously, the latest security updates are also included. Asus ZenFone 2 Laser users will also get rid of a long list of pre-loaded apps that includes Omlet, Asus Backup, Yahoo Shopping, TripAdvisor, Dr.eye, Puffin Browser, and more.

In addition to the above, Asus Email, Asus Calendar, and Asus Messaging have also been removed. However, three new ones are now pre-loaded - Google Calendar, Google Messenger, and Dr. Booster. As it usually happens with OTA firmware updates, those who did not get the notification can go to Settings>About>System Update to check manually.


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Codrut Nistor, 2016-05-12 (Update: 2016-05-12)