Poll results: What do you think will happen after Android Z?


A couple of weeks ago, Google announced Android M, the 13th major iteration of the OS that's used by over 1 billion people monthly. While an Android M Developer Preview is already available to download, the new version of the operating system will not be properly released until later this year.

Recently, a Google official confirmed that the company is planning to roll out major Android releases on a yearly basis. This means that, after Android L (Lollipop) and Android M, Android N will arrive in 2017, Android O is going to be out in 2018, and, eventually, we'll see Android Z in 2026.

As you probably already know, Google is giving each major version of Android a specific confectionery-themed name (Android M doesn't have one, though it will get it later this year). But what will happen after Android Z is released? We made a poll asking you this question, and it turns out that over half of respondents (53.31%) believe that Google will find another naming scheme for the Android versions coming after Z. There are also many voters (21.66%) who think that Android itself will be renamed.

Sure enough, there's a long way to go until Android Z is released (if it's released), and a lot of things can change until then. What do you think will happen to Android in the next decade?

What do you think will happen after Android Z?

Google will find another naming scheme
53.31%
Google will start all over from A
18.53%
Android itself will be renamed
21.66%
I've no idea / I have my own theory which I'll share in the comments
6.5%

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56 Comments

1. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Android won't survive til that.

7. sgodsell

Posts: 7219; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Do enlighten us of your wisdom and knowledge (or lack thereof). So what will survive?

10. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

I think he is not awared that around 80% market is captured by android. He proves that iOS users are FROGS OF A WELL, who are never awared of what the world of technology is all about.

11. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

He's a troll, but actually he's an Android troll. An Android fan, trying to give iFanboys a bad name by pretending to be a complete idiot. I mean, nobody could actually be THAT stupid to think the stuff he says, right?

14. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Well i think US Government will take over Google and the world by then.

28. andynaija

Posts: 1255; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

'Awared' is not a word.

49. FluffyBled unregistered

It's BobbyBuster ... don't bother replying!

15. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

Your stupidity is an insult to humanity

22. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Too bad, u wont be alive to see it happens.

35. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Exactly what I was thinking but not many thing survive till then who knows.

37. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

What will happen is three years after Android Z, iOS 25 will come out with all its features.

42. TechNeck

Posts: 650; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

It's just 12 years... ._.

43. CptPwn

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 20, 2015

What about Linux/GNU/Debian/Ubuntu then? Maybe its touchUI will be up to pair on mobile devices by then, without Dalvik or similar to run prgs on. :P

2. Malaperdas

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 15, 2013

Don't worry. The world will end in 2025.

8. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

It was also ending in 2012.

16. gaming64 unregistered

We will survive it just as we survived the goddamn awful 2012.

19. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Dont worry there are a few signs left for it to happen

3. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

By the time Android Z is around, I'm very positive that it will be the best OS in existence. Look at what Android accomplished in half a decade.

4. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

If Google continue to survive until that day, I think Android will start a new naming cycle. It will be named after something else, not dessert anymore.

5. BobLawblaw unregistered

Android and ios will combine, assimilate windows phone and release a new os that can be used to toast bread. Then they will reveal that's it's all a ruse and reveal that it's symbian all along. My theory ..

12. CableTelcontar

Posts: 91; Member since: Nov 19, 2014

Word!!

6. waddup121 unregistered

Android and iOS will indeed merge into one, and a new chapter unfolds and the plot thickens even more...

9. lamborghini

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

I think android and iphone will go the way of blackberry by then and there will be something new and superior to them

13. smartMartian

Posts: 32; Member since: Feb 17, 2015

Armageddon!!

20. gaming64 unregistered

Deep Impact!

17. gaming64 unregistered

Android Infinity?

18. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Android 1.

21. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Have you watched the movie Lucy? That will happen to Android users :P

25. ochuski

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 12, 2015

lols... Sci-fi

31. gaming64 unregistered

So Android will take CPH4, get some inhumane powers and sh*t, then experience something that only can happen with tons of drugs, then become God? Mindblown.

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