Google confirmed: Next Version of Android will be called KitKat
Search engine giant Google confirmed that the next version of Android will be called KitKat. Sundar Pichai, Google’s head of Chrome and Android confirmed on his Twitter account with a picture Tweeted that “We now have over 1 Billion Android activations and hope this guy in front of the building keeps that momentum going.”
Sundar Picha announced on his Google+ profile says that “All this Android innovation is driving tremendous ecosystem momentum and I’m excited to share that together we’ve now passed 1 Billion Android device activations. Huge thanks to the entire Android community from the hardware manufacturers, chip makers and carriers to the developers and content creators to all of you – our Android users around the world – for making this possible.
On my return from Asia, I was also thrilled to find this guy waiting to greet me on the front lawn — love the new #AndroidKitKat statue and can’t wait to release the next version of the platform that is as sweet as the candy bar that’s one of our team’s favorites.
KitKat is one of the popular chocolate brand in US by Nestle. John Lagerling, director of Android global partnerships told to BBC that “This is not a money-changing-hands kind of deal. Google previous Android versions names are something different like Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean etc.