Google continues on its tradition of naming Android versions with consecutive letters of the alphabet, and Lollipop comes after the following releases:
Get ready for Android 5.0 LollipopAndroid 4.4 Kitkat
- Android 4.1-4.3 Jelly Bean
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- Android 3.0 Honeycomb
- Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- Android 2.2 Froyo
- Android 2.0-2.1 Eclair
- Android 1.6 Doughnut
- Android 1.5 Cupcake
Of course, neither the version number, nor the name come as a huge surprise, but having the confirmation from a source with fairly spotless reputation (the same source had big scoops that turned out true about the LG G3 among others) is definitely appreciated. As reputable as we think this rumor is, we'd still advice you to take with a healthy grain of salt, as last-minute changes are always possible.
The new Android version will be unveiled at Google I/O today - stay tuned, as the event kicks off at 9am PT | 12pm ET today and you can watch the 2014 I/O livestream here.
source: Nixanbal (translated)