After Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS version release, it high time and almost confirmed that Google Android team is gearing up for the next big Android version i.e., Android 5.0 to be called Lollipop. All the details about the Android 5.0 name, launch date, which devices will be updated, when and the first device with Android 5.0 Lollipop will be known here.
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.0 will be named as Key Lime Pie and let us keep it short as Lollipop. While Google has slowed down the things with Motorola since a year, they are now gearing up for something big as Motorola X phone is rumored to be the next Google X phone. Interestingly reports from the web suggest that it will be the first device to come out with Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. Also in the benchmarks we spotted Sony LT30i with Android 5.0 long back.
Android 5.0 Features & Improvements
Just like all the version of Android, this update will bring some of the best improvements & enhancements along with standalone features. Android OS is now stable with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and with Android Lollipop it will be out with interesting features to take your device out of box to what to be called as perfect smartphone. Here are the features to be included in Android 5.0 Lollipop –
- Guest Mode: Some users want to restrict Messages, Apps, Songs, and Videos to unknown users, even friends. For them they can now setup Guest Mode just like we do in our Windows PCs.
- Widgets via Lock screen: Android 4.0 lock screen was wonderful and with Android 5.0, Google team will come out with more apps access via lock screen directly.
- Shutter Speech Control: May or mayn’t be included in Android 5.0, but if it comes, it will be huge boost.
What Devices to Get Android 5.0 Update
With strong rumours that Motorola X aka Google X would be the first phone, what would be the other devices to get updated to Android 5.0 or to come out of box. As of now it’s hard to comment on which device will be with Android 5.0 but it’s quite clear that all the flagship phones like HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony XPeria Z, XPeria ZL, Nexus 7, Nexus 10 & Nexus 4 will be update to Android 5.0.
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