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Android 5.0 makes its first appearance in benchmarks, spotted on a mysterious Sony LT30i

0. phoneArena posted on 20 Nov 2012, 02:08

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean has just been released, but while that was a minor update, we are still looking forward for the big changes coming when Android graduates to 5.0…

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posted on 20 Nov 2012, 02:14 2

5. Mxyzptlk (unregistered)

A lot of android devices are just now getting ICS or still stuck on ICS even though jelly bean is now at 4.2. This is going to cause even more devices to become unsupported.

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 02:20 5

10. phil2n (Posts: 487; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)

haters gonna hate

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 02:24

14. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)

so buy a Nexus and you have no problem.....its your choice ;)

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 08:56

37. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

but android users always brag about the amount of choice...if your saying buy a nexus only then there isnt any point having all those android phones coming out

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 08:59

38. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

I have 4.2 on my Droid RAZR, N7 and Captivate....

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 15:52

45. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

What do you mean by unsupported? How does a phone having 4.04, or 4.1.2, or 4.2 have anything to do with support? ICS and above are what most apps are designed for. The only main thing I see would be Google Now and really how is that any different from Apple not having Siri on the iPhone 4? So is the iPhone 4 unsupported then? Should Google just send out half a$$ed updates with the new features removed and still call it a "new" OS...al la Apple?

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 02:21

13. ScottSchneider (Posts: 336; Member since: 06 Dec 2011)

Definitely The Google/Sony Xperia NExUS.... Another 4 months and we'll have another monster in our pockets....

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 02:55 3

20. someones4 (Posts: 625; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)

Mxyzptlk certainly has a lot to comment on this article. Are you concerned about the unlimited genius of Google?

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 02:57

21. Schuler2828 (Posts: 59; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)

Anyone else find it astonishing that smartphones have such good graphics? Soon they will be close with console gaming, by then let's hope console gaming is in the future

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 04:54

26. ghostnexus (Posts: 96; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Just maybe Google is releasing all these updates to get manufacturers and carriers to get their act together. I for one don't want these updates to slow down, I wouldn't want to wait a year to get iOS 6 and it's bag of disappointment.

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 06:04

27. josephnero (Posts: 590; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)

You can easily do a build.prop edit and change the Android version

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 06:30

29. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 597; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)

The fps are fast! Even with the old Adreno 220 for the S3 chips!

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 07:01

30. radeon (Posts: 13; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)

74.5 fps from Adreno 220 ??? That sounds too nice to be true cz my Xperia S has it and only gets about 37.5 fps in nenamark2

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 07:38

34. megamiraz (Posts: 3; Member since: 21 Oct 2012)

im still on 2.3 , my phone didn't have an update for ICS T_T
and 5 is coming soon
by the time i have money to buy new phone , it will have 6 already~
to fast XD

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 08:04

35. loken (Posts: 462; Member since: 09 May 2012)

SONY NEXUS???????????????????

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 13:20

41. vandroid (Posts: 348; Member since: 04 Sep 2012)

This is f*ckin rediculous I don't even have jelly bean yet

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 14:37 1

42. crazymonkey05 (Posts: 182; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)

this is bullsh*t i have a device more then capable of running JB but no update for me!!! ;(

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 15:59

46. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

Are you on VZW by chance? If so, that's your problem and you need to root! If I can have ICS and JB on a 3 year old EVO then I'm sure there is a Rom for whatever phone you have.

posted on 21 Nov 2012, 19:13

51. crazymonkey05 (Posts: 182; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)

ohhhh i have root its just that verizon locked my bootloader so i cant flash kernels so no ics/JB for me.....BTW i have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 18:08

48. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)

Well, I saw android 7.9 in Antutu.. Desire S running 7.9.. LOL!

posted on 20 Nov 2012, 18:16

49. MC1123 (Posts: 1256; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)

yay!! sony xperia nexus baby!!!

posted on 21 Nov 2012, 16:18

50. TMach (Posts: 464; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)

So long as the next Nexus is produced by Sony or HTC with top specs, I don't care about how soon KLP is released.

posted on 25 Nov 2012, 06:41

52. grbrao (Posts: 294; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)

Its all money game that google/service porvider/device makers is playing guys. They dont even care about costumers like apple do. I agree that apple may not be upto the expecations, but have u ever thought? i have apple 3Gs and it got updated to ios6 its almost four years old. Apple care about there costumers, they release the iOS and they even announce the date when the devices are gonna get updates. My brother is using S-II after a long wait he got ICS recently. Android clams to be open source etc., but why it is not available as soon as it is released?

posted on 25 Nov 2012, 07:16

53. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

No mate no company cares about you, and ios6 on the 3gs is water down

So to set it straight Google,apple,microsoft all don't care about you

posted on 25 Nov 2012, 11:50

54. sscott3548 (Posts: 15; Member since: 04 Apr 2012)

as excited as i get for updates, alot of phones still dont have ics. Only a few have JB and now theres talks of 5.0? yes google thanks for being ever changing however thats just a bit fast dont you think? lets take it slow enjoy one relationship before looking forward to the next one. If they take more time to dish out updates the updates could be more meaningful.

posted on 03 Dec 2012, 17:45

56. Fresh2death (Posts: 11; Member since: 16 Nov 2012)

i new a new phone already lol I'm stuck with the Atrix 4g thats not even 4g

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