Google: New version of Android coming each year

Android logoGoogle annual I/O conference kick-starts tomorrow and one of the highlights of the event will probably be Android M, which is known internally as “Macadamia Nut Cookie.”

But even as Android 5.0 Lollipop is yet to be adopted by the majority of devices in the mobile environment, Google believes it is time for the dawn of a new version of Android. After all, it’s been a year since the release of Lollipop.

In the past, Google was a lot hastier in rolling out new versions of Android. But this pattern is about to change, and Android fans will have to get used to seeing a new version of the build arrive each year.

This piece of information is not a mare, worthless rumor, as it comes to us right from Google’s own VP of Engineering for Android, Hiroshi Lockeimer. Talking to Fast Company about the present and the future of Android, he disclosed that Android M is indeed coming tomorrow. But he also shared an interesting bit of information related to what’s about to come.

Lockheimer revealed that a new version of Android will be unleashed upon the world every year, as Google will now be adopting a “yearly cadence of big releases.” Since Google M will see the light of day tomorrow, it’s pretty safe to speculate Android N will arrive around this time next year. Subsequently, Android O will be launched in summer 2017 and so on.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Android, Google, OSes

Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
Your comment:

Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party

Last news

Is this an error or it is really happening?
The proposed topic and architecture was originally presented to the JPEG Committee in 2016
The rest of the specs as seen on Geekbench include 8GB of RAM
Samsung is likely to be made official in February at next year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Lumia 950 XL shown running Windows 10 on ARM
The company has studied such an option in the past
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /

News Archive



Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (10)