Geeks, we can now finally stop the guessing game: Google has just announced the official name of the next Android version!
Call it, Lollipop!
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This continues Google's tradition of following an alphabetical pattern based on desserts (e.g. Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, KitKat) for its Android naming scheme. And so far, we like this one the most. The babe below shows you why:
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Seriously though, we expect big things from Android Lollipop especially since it will be the 10th official and commercial Android OS. With that kind of experience, Google should better up their game another notch. And based on the medyo atat sneak preview we made about three months ago, things look S-W-E-E-T!
Still, we'll reserve our judgment until we get our sweaty palms on an actual device that runs on it. Speaking of which, here are the very first Android Lollipop-powered gadgets:
GOOGLE NEXUS 6
Made by: Motorola
Hardware highlights: 5.96-inch display (2560 x 1440 resolution), 2.7GHz quad-core processor, 3GB RAM, up to 64GB internal capacity, 13-megapixel rear camera with 4K video shooting, 2-megapixel front camera, 3G, Bluetooth, 4G
GOOGLE NEXUS 9
Made by: HTC
Looking for a tablet that can really game? We point you to the Nexus 9!
It runs on Nvidia's Tegra K1 mobile processor, which basically means it has the power to handle better-looking and more resource-hungry games than what you currently play on your small handset. Angry Birds? Candy Crush? Sus, this bad boy deserves better, brother!
Hardware highlights: 8.9-inch touchscreen (2048 × 1536 resolution), Nvidia Tegra K1 dual-core processor, 2GB RAM, up to 64GB internal memory, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1.3-megapixel front camera, Bluetooth, optional 4G connectivity
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