Earlier today, Android chief Sundar Pichai all but confirmed that Google would be previewing the next iteration of Android later tonight at the I/O. While he didn t reveal what the Android L 5.0 will be called, Bulgarian tech website Nixanbal claims that it would be called Lollipop. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 35,000 in October 2021: Asus VivoBook 15, Avita PURA, moreAlso Read - Google bans 3 dangerous apps from Play Store for stealing personal data: Uninstall them now
The publication cites reliable sources who have revealed that the next iteration will be called Lollipop. Google has traditionally named all its Android versions after desserts. It started with Android 1.5 which was called Android 1.5 Cupcake. This was followed by 1.6 Doughnut, 2.0-2.1 clair, 2.2 Froyo, 2.3 Gingerbread, 3.0 Honeycomb, 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 4.1-4.3 Jelly Bean and 4.4 KitKat. Also Read - Happy Dusshera 2021 messages, images, stickers, quotes: How to create, send Happy Vijayadashami greetings via WhatsApp
While it is consistent with a few rumors doing rounds of the Internet, we would still advise you take it with the proverbial pinch of salt. We are about two hours away before the I/O kicks off. You can read about what Google could launch, here. You can also follow the event live stream here.