Motorola leaks Android "O"

Motorola leaks Android
You probably won't win any awards by guessing that the next version of Android coming after "N" will be Android "O." Still, while the odds favor it, there is no guarantee that Google will continue to use the same naming scheme for the Android open source OS that it has employed since deciding that Android 1.5 would be "Cupcake." Since then, there have been 11 consecutive builds (including Android N) that have followed the same rules.

Considering that Google has yet to announce what dessert Android N will be named for (Nutella seems to be the favorite), there hasn't been much talk about what will follow. One manufacturer, at least, is willing to go with the odds by calling for Android O to follow Android N. It might not be going out on a limb, but it is unusual to make such a proclamation.

In promoting the Motorola Moto G4 Plus, Motorola mentioned that the phone will come with Android Marshmallow and be upgraded to both Android N and Android O. This could be fraught with danger for Motorola since not even Google knows for sure what features will be in Android O, and Motorola has a history of skipping updates on phones that were not too old to receive them.

Since guessing which dessert Google will use to match the next letter in the series has become a fun guessing game, you might want to start going through "O" dessert names now.

Thanks for the tip!

source: Anzhuo (translated)



1. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

is oreo a dessert

8. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

As much as Cupcakes are...

34. sgodsell

Posts: 7594; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Although we still don't know what N stands for. I am holding out for Nanaimo Bars. As far as the next name starting with the letter O, what about Ozark pudding?

9. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

JUST IN: GOOGLE EXEC. Says Android "O" version will be called OOMPA LOOMPA with project Svelte!

28. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

JellyBean isn't a dessert either..

32. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Neither was kitKat....but hey dessert/candy works for's all good

37. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

compare KitKat with JellyBean, you can use kitkat in so many desserts like ice cream and cakes, jellybeans? I don't really think so

2. f_u_006

Posts: 122; Member since: Mar 19, 2014

Android Overdose

35. Mxyzptlk unregistered


38. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Overbutthurt much?


Posts: 5; Member since: May 26, 2015


26. phonearenarocks

Posts: 607; Member since: Mar 26, 2015


4. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Android Orange. This way we'll be able to compare "Apple" and "Orange"

5. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Android Oppai!

21. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

with some bouncing animation on boot screen..

25. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

2 pervs detected.

43. Brewski

Posts: 730; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

Fuxing weeaboos...

10. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Let's pretend that we don't know android has an alphabetical name scheme and supply the people of PA with ad revenue


Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

i'm so surprised the next Android after N would be O, never thought of that. amazing article as always.

15. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

I'm so surprised someone's sarcastically complimenting PA for being unimpressed by an article that they chose to click on even though they knew exactly what it was going to be about from the title. Amazing comment as always.


Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

i was expecting some feature leak or something more from "Motorola leaks Android O". literally say Android O, and it is called leaking? so i could also leak Android P, then? Amazing commentator.

40. Tomgabriele

Posts: 30; Member since: Feb 25, 2016

What were you expecting, a leaked build of the unreleased OS that is a generation newer than the current next unreleased OS?

12. Leandronb

Posts: 86; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

I work at google and the android version after android O is android P.

17. combatmedic870

Posts: 986; Member since: Sep 02, 2015


29. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

Android P(honearena).

41. Tomgabriele

Posts: 30; Member since: Feb 25, 2016

I have it on good authority that the following version will be Android Quicktime, which is a new dessert which will be developed in the next four years.

44. JumpinJackROMFlash

Posts: 464; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

What will Android be named after Android Zagnut?

13. Unordinary unregistered

Android N/O

14. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

Yeah because we didn't know that Android O will come after Android N /s

16. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Fools, they should had simply say that the phone will be supported for at least 2 years. There was no need for this.

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