Poll: What will Android 6.0 "M" be called?


Back in October 2014, Google announced the Nexus 6 – the first device to come with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. Not everyone, however, knew that Lollipop would end up being called... well, Lollipop! Indeed, while a production version of the major software update took a while to reach the market, the code was nevertheless available to developers and power users who wanted to preview it as early as June. Only one problem – it was called Android L back then. That's right, just 'L'.

If you asked Google about this apparent omission back then, you'd hear them say that they were still deciding what to go for. Even before that, however, we had rumors come up with the Lollipop name. Those weren't entirely random, as Google has been very selective with the names of its major Android updates – they are all named after sweets, and they follow an alphabetical order. That's why KitKat came before Lollipop, and Jelly Bean before KitKat. This means only one thing – Android 6.0 (or whatever number designation Google settles for) will be called after another tasty treat, and we can be sure that its name will start with the letter 'M'.

Now, while 'L' left us with little choice as far as branded candies were concerned, 'M' is a whole different ball game. While there are plenty of option and Google may very well go for one of them, it is entirely possible that the company partners with a big name in the confectionery business once again – like Mars, M&M's, or Milky Way. Which do you think is the most likely?

What will Android 6.0 "M" be called?

Mocha Java Cake
1.05%
Macaroon
4.59%
Marshmallow
28.37%
Meringue
4.04%
Muffin
25.25%
Milkshake
8.63%
Molasse(s)
0.17%
Mousse
1.18%
M&M's
8.12%
Mars
4.88%
Milky Way
8.21%
Something else
5.51%

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67 Comments

1. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Mars is more simpler than macaroon

28. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Its gonna be MANGO this time. Apple vs Mango !

32. sgodsell

Posts: 7417; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Muffin is too much like cup cake. M&M is the best.

41. hellbread

Posts: 309; Member since: Nov 21, 2014

Malware :-)

58. tury694

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Yes, malware is all Android, Blackberry and Ios have to offer

46. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

WP 7.5 was Mango...

64. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

didn't WindowsPhone have a Mango update already? is there any kind of copyright on that?

36. Fellwalker

Posts: 538; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

And a Mars a day helps you work, rest and play. But then Maltesers (not in the poll - WHY NOT?) has the less fattening centre, and Google insist on no sd card and too-small batteries.

39. bambamboogy02

Posts: 840; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Android from MARS!!! It should be Mars.

51. waddup121 unregistered

Merigue Pie? hmmmmm.

56. HildyJ

Posts: 338; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Mars, M&M, and MilkyWay would need Mars Candy co-branding. If they get it, it will be M&Ms, without a doubt. Otherwise, Milkshake with Mocha (just Mocha) as a dark horse. The others have connotations that could make for bad jokes.

57. Simona unregistered

No will be called apple :-)

2. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

Muffins. I am kinda sure of it.

4. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

also google hinted it in their lollipop reveal video

16. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

But Muffin looks like CupCake.

23. Ashoaib

Posts: 3296; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Muffin is very easy and fluent on the tongue which makes it the best choice... Consider none english speakers. So the name should be easy, fluent because it will be more marketable

37. Fellwalker

Posts: 538; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

But a muffin top is when someone's paunch hangs over their trousers. Muffin the mule is a perverted sexual act. No, they need to avoid that.

43. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

But muffin IS cupcake!!!!

3. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

How can a muffin be considered a dessert/candy?

5. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

ask cupcake

7. T.Law

Posts: 423; Member since: May 10, 2014

Cupcake is garnished with cream. Muffin is just, well boring. And yeah since they went with cupcake once, I doubt they'll go with muffin this time.

17. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

AGREE to all reason you put here.

6. fireung

Posts: 4; Member since: Aug 24, 2014

where is milky bar?

8. TheBiz

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 13, 2015

milkybar or muffin both are good

9. ali17chin

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

It will be called Mother****er

10. Mitsjke

Posts: 29; Member since: Mar 28, 2015

Android Magnum

11. s6edge

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

MAGNUM

12. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

i think google will be calling it with some easy to say name and muffin is probably the most suit

13. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Mars!!!

14. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Milf or Mangina. Or maybe a few porn studios will get Melons snuck in.

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