Could this comic by a Google employee confirm that the next Android will be Key Lime Pie?

Could this comic by a Google employee confirm that the next Android will be Key Lime Pie?
After Android 4.1 Jelly Bean we were all looking forward to seeing the next version of Android, and all expected it to be called Key Lime Pie. Instead we got Android 4.2, and it was a new flavor of Jelly Bean, but no change in the name.

Now, it seems that we finally have as close to an official confirmation as it gets - a Google employee posted a comic timeline of Android versions and the last Android in the evolution line holds a lime pie! The Google employee is Manu Cornet, and there is no other way to interpret this as if he is thinking the next Android will be Key Lime Pie.

It’s not 100% certain, though. There is no reason for Google not to decide to change the name in the last minute, but chances are it won’t and Key Lime Pie will be the name of the next Android version.

And now that we have it, what would you like to see improve in the next Android? And would it be big enough to become Android 5.0, or 4.3?

source: Manu Cornet via Android Pipe



1. santy

Posts: 60; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Ohh yes !!! Bring it on Google ! Probably next one can be android eating apple !!! he he he

13. Mxyzptlk unregistered

The recent stats say differently.

15. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

YoY it's a different story than your's recent version :)

23. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012 a parallel world.......maybe...

24. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Mxyzptlk(what a weird name) when will you go from here...?????????????????

30. tedkord

Posts: 17509; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Really? Seventy percent market share to less than twenty five percent? What exactly ate those stats telling you, and what language are they speaking?

31. tedkord

Posts: 17509; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Meant less than thirty. Brain fart.

48. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Dude, yo time line is so accurate u can spank me and my sister anywhere u want, as hard as u can That's how much of a good comic I think urs is

42. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

that would be awesome ANDROID EATING APPLES. next one should be called APPLE version 6.0

2. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

They should call 6.0 apple pie haha

7. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

That just breaks the naming tradition!! But i got your joke...not that funny though!

14. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Laughing at your own joke is a sign that it's not funny

49. maguro

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

What is in name? android can beat apple by any name..

3. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Android 6.0 marshmallow?

4. MeoCao unregistered

I think it will be Android 5.0, this will be unification of Android and Chrome OS. Android will expand to low end PC powered by 8-core CPUs.

44. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

And that's what I'm waiting and hoping for I skipped 2012 ICS phones and waiting for 5.0 keylime

5. voxmarc

Posts: 339; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

Sweets,sweets in the near future,,, Android Diabetes 20.1.3

25. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Oh lol!!

6. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Honeycomb should have had Andy falling down but getting back up with ICS. Such a disappointment, even if it was the basis for the later versions.

8. Cesar

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Android should eat more apple to get healthy! xD

9. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Oh Android is eating a Pie :D

45. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

It's eating Apple Pie that is

10. Valdomero

Posts: 707; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I'm wondering how they're gonna call the next flavour, Lattice Topped Blueberry Pie or Love Beats Bread Toast or Linzer Cookie or Lychee Ice-cream perhaps? Linzer Cookie sound good to me, and they taste gooood. They shouldn't put the word "Lemon" again.

12. Aeires unregistered


32. tedkord

Posts: 17509; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Licorice. Lemon meringue. Lollipop. All kinds of options.


Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

So many OSs Google will run out soon of dessert names, sweet home FRAGMENTATION...........!!!!

33. tedkord

Posts: 17509; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Its OK. Android absolutely destroying iOS in customer choice doesn't invalidate your choice. Think of yourself as a maverick, who has to be different just for the sake of it. Like Björk. No need to be so angered about it. And hey, maybe ina few more iterations, iOS will have all the features that ICS had.


Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

CRAPDROID destroying IOS haaa, is like Fandroids predictions of Apple sales going down when Ipad Mini sold out everywhere, Ipad and Iphone selling by millions so where is Android crushing IOS......??? BTW you can't tell me anything about Android cuz I tried and it wasn't a pleasant experience. Lags, Freezes, Crashes, updates take forever so any Fandroid who says this is not true is living on total denial, the only one positive of Android is the open source and that's it, even with quadcores procesor and twice the power...the Iphone 5 beat the best Android available Google haven't solved their FRAGMENTED ecosystem there's too many hands baking the cake and is a mess that's the reality like it or not.....!!!!!!

46. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

And Ios have the same boring grid no customization just a extra ROW (WOW) so excited (SARCASM) NOT. and it doesn't have widgets

16. jibraihimi

Posts: 816; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Why first version of android was called 'cup cake'.........???? According to alphabetical order shouldn't it be something starting with 'A'.....??? Like 'Apple' for android 1.0 and 'Blackberry' for next version...........

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