What do you think Android N will end up being called?


Android Alpha, Beta, Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow. Anything strikes you as consistent there? Yep, Google is obsessed with desserts and dedicates each major Android version to one. But that's not all—the naming scheme is alphabetical, so the first letter of each subsequent release is guaranteed. So we know that following Marshmallow, we've got a dessert starting with 'N' in the works.

Likely to be released at some point in 2016 (read: at Google I/O, most probably), Android N has already entered the rumor phase, and we even have a selection of likely features to follow. Obviously, we can't be absolutely sure about anything right now, including the name. But keeping with what has morphed into a kind of tradition over here at PhoneArena, it's time we once again play a game of dessert names. We source a number of likely dessert names, and you do the picking. After all, Google CEO Sundar Pichai did (jokingly) suggest that Android N's name might be community-sourced through an online poll. This is our chance, boys and girls, let's give Mr. Pichai something to think about!

What do you think Android N will end up being called?

Noghl
0.93%
Nonpareils
0.78%
Nougat
62.41%
Nanimo bar
1.95%
Neenish tart
0.16%
Norman tart
0.47%
Nonnevot
0.78%
Nun's puffs
1.09%
Nunt
2.18%
Nut roll
10.51%
Nicuatole
0.78%
Napoleon
15.33%
Nut brittle
2.65%

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98 Comments

1. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Nunavut.

16. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

@Pa: wth is a Nonnevot? I had no idea that option was there (i didn't look at the list before commenting)..Google search doesn't help either

20. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Ok now I know what it is (I've mispelt it on Google)

71. sgodsell

Posts: 7209; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

They could go for Nutella. Just like they did with KitKat. Or they could go for Neapolitan cakes, which are always good as well.

58. prashant1707

Posts: 83; Member since: Nov 13, 2015

Definetely NUTCRACKER.

63. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

Nutella, simple and classic

65. another1

Posts: 157; Member since: Dec 25, 2015

As a black man, I know a funny one.

77. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

they need to add the dark theme too

68. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

this is the only answer! the poll sucks. I refuse to vote for any of those above

76. .warrenmosler

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Apple Cobler

90. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Nutmeg bruh.

92. Acer_Predator unregistered

parena you forgot most known chocolate spread NUTELLA and u didn't included it in the list!!

2. shaineql

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

I hope they go for nutella.

37. scarface21173

Posts: 659; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Yeah heard that one the other day on technobuffalo sounds nice

85. Unordinary unregistered

Hope so too, but once again PA fails to research. Google said they will most likely have an open poll/suggestion for N.

3. Astonvan

Posts: 237; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

Expexting an indian sweet since Sundar Pichai is..

26. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Android Nadella.

4. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Where's the option for Nutella?

42. d4v0333

Posts: 16; Member since: Sep 10, 2015

What I was going to say. Hopefully it is Nutella and we get a special edition android/nutella :)

96. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I'm quite partial to Nerds, but I know that'll never happen.

5. AkoSiKuting

Posts: 88; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

Android No-more-fragmentation :)

7. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Fragmentation > forced updates with complaints of piss poor performance (iOS) + users on fire + relying on multiple accounts for upvotes

9. bucky

Posts: 3776; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

no, no its not.

51. buccob

Posts: 2963; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Actually it is better... in fact ever since Google Services and Manufacturers Apps are disengaged from Core OS firmware, fragmentation is almost a non-issue for most people.... Long after my current device is left without System Updates, my services and apps will still be updated... and other people iPhone's will crawl with the most recent iOS version that also lacks most of the features....

11. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

No more trolls please

66. another1

Posts: 157; Member since: Dec 25, 2015

It was funny doe

12. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Haha, that'll be the best desert ever. Streamline Android like Windows and OEM skins/drivers would be XPosed-like apps.

21. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Comment of the day, can I have your kitten?

30. ePoch270

Posts: 193; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

No-more-FUD from ignorant posters

33. ph00ny

Posts: 2026; Member since: May 26, 2011

How many app are require Marshmallow (API level 23)? Fragmentation is a label that lot of tech writers use to get hits on their websites. Not one of them have gone into to detail as to how not upgrading to specific version of android impacts other than what google advertises as addons to those versions (ignoring the fact that most manufacturers either have those features already or does not use them in their own release)

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