Sundar Pichai , group president of Google Android and Chrome , spoke recently confirmed that the next version of the Android operating system will be called with the name KitKat .
Google 's next Android version to be named Kit Kat
Pichai said the Google+ social network that he just returned from a meeting with partners ( Google ) in Asia . The head of Android also adds that as of now has over 1 billion Android devices are activated. Pichai also revealed that it is possible this new Android version will be released in the near future . We will continuously update the information about this new Android version soon .
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- Sundar Pichai said, adding that " The target set for Android KitKat Google is giving Android a great experience for everyone ." This is a statement with the " diplomatic " vague , but can also imply that Google Android KitKat will be put to use for the new series of external devices such as smartphones and tablets today , such as smart meter , handheld game consoles , and even a laptop .
- In the name KitKat code , this is the name of a chocolate wafer have been licensed Hershey names ( in the U.S. ) and is produced by Nestle . Google representatives said that they used the Key Lime Pie name given to the next version of Android , but only for internal use of the company . But Google eventually decided to choose another name because few people know the taste of Key Lime Pie cakes this . Late last year , Google engineers have some suggestions for the name KitKat - it seems that one kind of candy that many of its staff loves to eat - to put the next version of Android . Then selected KitKat and Nestle approached Google to conduct the deal is allowed to use this name as we both know .
- Thus, KitKat will be followed by the code name used to name Google Android OS . The previous version of Android named Cupcake respectively , Donut , Eclair , Froyo , Gingerbread , Honeycomb , Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean .