Poll results: Android L's official name will be...? Lollipop!

Poll results: Android L's official name will be...? Lollipop!

With the Nexus 6 believed to be right around the corner (think: in time for Halloween), the Android crowd is preparing itself to finally get a glimpse of production-ready Android L -- the latest major upgrade to Google's mobile OS, and the first to implement the company's new Material Design. Thanks to a developer build of L, we have a pretty good idea as to what to expect from it, though one glaring gap remains: what the heck is Google thinking of actually naming this?

Some 5,000 of our readers took up our call to crowdstorm (read: guess) what Android L's official name will be, and we've got a clear winner. According to over half of poll-takers (55.57%), the next Android version will be Lollipop -- a name that has been thrown around for a while now. Lemon Meringue Pie took the second slot, with a little over 14% of you guessing that Google will go with that. On third is Android Lion, with 12.71% of you agreeing that there is a very real possibility that Google and Nestle will continue the partnership that started with Android 4.4 KitKat. Lastly, the most unlikely name according to our community is Android Ladyfingers, which failed to cross the 1% threshold and only gathered 38 individual votes. Interestingly enough, Lava Cake (2.98%) also doesn't inspire much confidence, as awesome as it sounds (guys, it's a lava cake!).

To tell you the truth, we weren't surprised by the split that you can examine below. The top three forerunners are actually the ones that we see brought up to our attention the most, so we suppose familiarity played a part in shaping the final score. Take a look.

Android L's official name will be...?

Lollipop
55.57%
Lion
12.71%
Lemon Meringue Pie
14.21%
Licorice
2.59%
Lemon Drop
1.8%
Ladyfingers
0.77%
Lava Cake
2.98%
Life Savers
1.01%
Laddu
6.47%
Other (I'll let you know in the comments)
1.88%

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15 Comments

1. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Voted for other....Android Lady Gaga :)

2. mdroid

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

L for LOL

3. AlikMalix unregistered

Lollipop!... OMG, I cant even... it's like.. the best thing evah... kidding - I knew it was going to be that, but I like to call Android by letters JB, K, L, etc - it sounds more cool...

11. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Can't get this song out of my head now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-DuC0tE7V4

13. AlikMalix unregistered

You're such a bastard, revel, never heard this song, now the damn thing in my head... LoL

15. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

lol you're welcome ;)

4. Vinayakn73

Posts: 207; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

lick lick me like a lollipop. shwaty.

5. vincelongman

Posts: 5646; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I dont care what its called, just release it Google

6. dimas

Posts: 3323; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Android Limpbizkit Chocolate Starfish.

14. AlikMalix unregistered

I like that one.

7. cncrim

Posts: 1584; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Who care how about just android L.

8. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I just wanted to hear dudes with giant phones ask each other if they have Lady Fingers yet.

9. TBomb

Posts: 1260; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Candy Shop by 50 Cent remix: Google takes you to the candy shop.... Google lets you lick the lollipop... Go 'head Android dont you stop... Keep going till you hit the spot woahhhhhhhh You can have it your way.. how do you want? You want a different UI baby? Go 'head install it That's all i got.

12. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

android to the world

10. NateAdam8

Posts: 435; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Lalalala Meow.....

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