Google teases final Android L name in new, funny video

Google teases final Android L name in new, funny video
When Google itself posts a teaser video that shows some of the possible names of Android L, you know that an official announcement is just around the corner. Of course, Android L was first announced in June, but we’ve yet to find out what its final name will be.

The teaser video that we’re mentioning was released today via the official Android YouTube channel, and shows the set of a casting for Android L names. Preparing for audition are: Lemon Meringue Pie, Lava Cake, Lady Fingers, Lemon Drop, and... Oreo (who looks like that guy who isn’t invited to a party, but still shows up). There is no mention of Lollipop or Licorice - two of the names that have been rumored in the past. 

As you'll see below, the video ends with the line “there can only be one L.” In conclusion, we’re still left guessing, as the final name could be any of the above, or perhaps something else.

We heard that everything should be announced tomorrow, on October 15. And by everything we mean the official name of Android L, plus the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet, and Android Wear 2.0. As for the Nexus X (or Nexus 6) smartphone, this could be introduced this month as well, though it may only happen towards the end of it.

Earlier today, a few other videos from Google teased the Nexus 6, the Nexus 9, and the new version of Android.

What do you think the final name of Android L will be?

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44 Comments

1. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

Just release it google. Call it LION. Can't wait more !!

14. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Call is locust for all we care. Just release it :)

43. sanchesyoo

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 20, 2014

apple will sue. period.

2. palmguy

Posts: 982; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Come oooon Motorola. Moto X. Update it, updaaaate it.

29. bob_monkeywarts unregistered

Of course they will update it! their Motorola, they are really good with software updates.

3. kalloud

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

There should be only 1 L, and LoLLipop has 3Ls, so? Not lollipop?

4. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

Made sense. So LION !!

23. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Doubt it will be Lion since there's OS Lion alr

15. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Gingerbread had two G Ice Cream Sandwich has two I The video says one L, but I don't think it meant what you are trying to say.

41. DeDex

Posts: 121; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

I'm not sure either, but I think it would be a cool way to hint at the official name.

19. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

Lollipop is the only obvious treat that is missing, which is why my money is on Lollipop as much as i would like Licorice instead :(

5. josephnero

Posts: 780; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Hell yeah.My body is ready

6. Bjray

Posts: 199; Member since: May 29, 2014

Android 5.0 Lion sounds great. Makes it seem more mature which what Google is going for with this release. It's also only one "L"

20. engineer-1701d unregistered

i would love lion or just L 5.0

7. EgyDroid

Posts: 111; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

Did someone notice that the door of the room has a BIG 5.0 on it? That means the version will be 5.0 :D

8. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Lady Gaga...ftw

9. DirtyDan23

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

The only thing that wasn't seen was lollipop and lion, so one of the two?

21. engineer-1701d unregistered

what about the end of the video there is a pie on the table with the slice missing and the rest on the table other then oreo had been on the table.

10. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Liquorice. End of.

11. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Google is such a tease...

12. JakeH

Posts: 89; Member since: May 01, 2014

I'm going with lemon meurang pie because i was playing with the hidden kitkat tile game and i saw a tile with what looked like a piece of pie on it. anyone else seen this? its a rare tile and ive only seen it once

13. TRUVILLE

Posts: 146; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

(This is the nexus6 amazon has screen protectors for it ) go to amazon search nexus 6

16. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2350; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Good.. I think naming it after candies' and treats, is so unprofessional..imo.

33. alrightihatepickingusernames

Posts: 474; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

How is it unprofessional? It's just Google's company identity, they're playful and aim to make people smile, same with the Android mascot. I much prefer that approach over Apple's pretentious, boring attitude that looks so forced from my perspective. And Microsoft's company attitude? I don't even know man. It's not even distinctive enough for me to immediately identify them with something. Point is: Antics like these make me smile, other companies make me uncomfortable or confused.

17. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

there are 2 girls wearing a Licorice costume, what seems to be missing is Lollipop.

18. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

lady GAGA

22. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Christopher Lambert (or if you are a sicko like me, Clancy Brown) should have been hired to say "There can be only one...L."

37. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

no. they should hired Samuel L. Jackson. :)

42. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Or why not L from Death Note? :D

24. hurrycanger

Posts: 1761; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Lollipop is in casting inside!!!!! I feel that the next video will have Lollipop running out of the room yelling "I got this!"

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