KitKat 4.4 really does taste as good as it looks

KitKat 4.4 really does taste as good as it looks
Google just announced that the next major version of Android will be Android 4.4 KitKat. This is the first product tie-in for an Android nickname, and as we mentioned before, the tie-in goes beyond just the name. As part of it all, KitKat has just released a new commercial to expound the virtues of Android KitKat.

The ad copy in this commercial is definitely some good stuff, starting by saying that "The future of confectionary has arrived." It goes on to talk about all of the good things you'll get from KitKat 4.4 like, "Every corner, every edge, every finger of every bar has been carefully considered and crafted to create a beautifully immersive and multisensory experience," and "With adjustable orientation, it works perfectly in portrait or landscape for a truly panoramic taste experience that will leave you up in the cloud."

It really is an exceptionally well written spot. It's just a shame that it doesn't give any info on Android 4.4. Still, it is pretty cool that there will be 50 million KitKat bars branded with Android, and a contest to give away KitKat bars that look just like the Android bugdroid, as well as Nexus 7 tablets. 


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76 Comments

1. AMDPhenomX4

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

"Still, it is pretty cool that there will be 50 million KitKat bars that will be made to look just like the Android bugdroid, and has launched a contest to give away Nexus 7 tablets. " The actual Android shaped ones are limited edition prizes which Nestle has written about in their article. "SPECIAL PRIZES: More than 50 million Android-branded KitKat bars will be available." "LIMITED EDITION: A small number of Android robot-shaped KitKat bars will also be offered as prizes." Still, it is pretty cool that you guys read the article from the BBC enough to see 50 million.

5. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Sorry, tried writing too fast. All fixed!

2. ghaniosman

Posts: 78; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

hmm atleast tastes better than key lime pie :-)

74. zoom007 unregistered

Apple just got trolled by Nestle !

3. AshishRomea

Posts: 145; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

So , where's Key Lime Pie ?

7. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

There will be no Key Lime Pie. Kit Kats are so much more delicious LOL :p

23. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

I think key lime pie would be announced next year. as to the integration of one os to all is still under research IMO

48. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Key Lime Pie will not exist. The next major Android version will be an L sweet.

64. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

So, lime pie ?

75. osaFromJava

Posts: 35; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Lollypop I guess...

76. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Or Licorice? Ugh I hope not... those things are awful hehe

72. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

take the source code and make your own pies.

4. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Google does it again. I am going to the vending machine right now & I am going to buy me an Android 4.4. lol Man those were my favorite candies growing up, well those & Twix.

24. cdgm2509

Posts: 30; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Next Android should be called Twix

30. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Twix is just... Perfect.

32. tedkord

Posts: 17365; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Right Twix or left Twix?

68. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Right is the way to go!

41. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Alphabet challenged? After K comes L.

43. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

im thinking the next sponsor might be lemonheads?

71. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Right on the money!

6. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

I hope KitKat will always be sweet and won't go sour ;p

62. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Hey, It could had been worse- Kit & Kaboodle, delicious for cats.

8. kaira

Posts: 26; Member since: May 12, 2013

Here comes the best mobile OS... Android to rule, until the second coming!

10. Feanor

Posts: 1367; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

There is some cheapness in this concept though. Imagine your premium, shiny HTC One or the fancy, glassy Xperia Z1 running... KitKat and waiting the update to Snickers...

20. jromy

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 26, 2013

why would it go from k to S?

31. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Wooo....I never thought android versions were named alphabetically...its really interesting....thanks I wonder wat happened to key lime pie rumors. .?

11. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Sweet...like kit-kat...so 4.4 will be incremental update...was expecting 5.0. what are odds of Any Rubin cooking Android 5.0 in x-lab...with some serious multitasking, performance optimizations etc.

13. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

Im looking forward to what "KitKat" can do for and to the Android community. Which also means that people may need to start upgrading their phones to see it live

16. dragonisinogard

Posts: 34; Member since: Jun 17, 2013

So is the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 7 going to get this when Android 8.0 is out?

18. tedkord

Posts: 17365; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It doesn't really matter, because even if they do they'll still be 2 years ahead of the competition.

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