The next sweet treat: new Android version to be 5.0, Lollipop name confirmed

The next version of Android will be a major release, and after years of 4.x versions, Google is ready to go to 5.0 Lollipop…
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51 Comments

17. nh1402

Posts: 137; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

Android 1.0 - Astro Android 1.1 - Bender The first two names were named after robots, and then they changed the naming system to desserts.

24. g2a5b0e unregistered

I think that's the point when they realized they had zero chance of getting very far with that naming scheme.

26. N3Z1droid

Posts: 89; Member since: Jan 02, 2014

Sweet OS... waiting what other flavour will it give to Android

29. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

They are calling this one "lollipop" because it will suck.

30. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Suck my lollipop!

31. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I suppose it's only fair that the big day for Android will bring out the haters, just like the big day for Apple brings out their haters.

32. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

You mean just like iOS all these years. Lolz okay :p

42. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

That was almost clever except lollipops do not have a mouth and cannot suck. Your argument is invalid

45. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

The users will "suck it". Use your imagination, sucker.

33. SonofAndroid

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 25, 2014

They will definitely have a really hard time finding a snack starting with 'Z' a few years later...

43. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Zebra Cakes duh

49. ePoch270

Posts: 193; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

Zagnut?

35. brasstax

Posts: 540; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

What's with this obsession with eatables anyway? But all the same, Android rocks

38. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

I hoped for a better name, :). But that's not the real point. The real point is that it will farther the gap between Android itself and iOS/WP to be the best Mobile OS in the world.

40. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

Dear phonearena team,why these day so many ads on this website,can't you respect our loyal reader? :(

41. psigate

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 24, 2012

Isnt honeycomb 3.0 - 3.2?

44. meliorit

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 25, 2014

My lollipop, yo ice cream... we can get straight into it, and do it nicely

46. michaelsteinberger

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 25, 2014

It was known already.... Tell what id coming after L? LOL

48. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

Google's plan to attract suckers....

50. LiquidGalaxy

Posts: 332; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Clearly it's not confirmed though is it? It's being referred to as Android 'L' just about everywhere..

51. sush2696

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 29, 2014

Haha. lets just wait and see if we're really getting a lollipop LOL.
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