Jelly Bean to Follow Ice Cream Sandwich as the Next Android OS

Android LogoThe next version of android after Ice Cream Sandwich will be named as ‘Jelly Bean‘. It could be dubbed Android 4.5 or Android 5.0, depending on the amount of features packed, says the report.

The name follows Google’s tradition of calling its Android operating systems after sweets, in alphabetical order. Earlier versions of Android follow a typical order – Cupcake 1.5, Donut 1.6, Eclair 2.1, Froyo 2.2,  Gingerbread 2.3, Honeycomb 3.0 and the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

The report quotes industry source saying, that the “game-changing stuff” that had originally been scheduled for Ice Cream Sandwich will be being pushed to Jelly Bean. Ice Cream Sandwich is expected to work on phones, tablets, TVs, and even phones that transform into laptops.

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