Many predicted that the next version of Android will be Android 5.0, but no, Google says it’s 4.4 KitKat time! Google and KitKat is offering a completely new marketing line of Android. KitKat is offering a codes inside the KitKat packets which will help the consumers of KitKat to win Nexus Tab or win Google Play credit.
As always, Google has named the next version of Android according to some foods. The previous versions were also named after foods, basically sweet foods.
With more than 1 billion smartphones and tables which activated Android as their operating system, Google is planning big on this. Just one day ago Microsoft has bought Nokia’s mobile set business. Critics are saying that this will bring a new competition in the market.
Now, let’s see what Google has to say about each & ever major version of Android:
Android 1.5, Cupcake
Right from the start, Android is an open OS that can run almost any app or widget so you can do what you want to do.
Android 1.6, Donut
The world’s information is at your fingertips – search the web, get driving directions…or watch cat videos.
Android 2.0, Eclair
Make your home screen just how you want it. Arrange apps and widgets across multiple screens and in folders. Stunning live wallpapers respond to your touch.
Android 2.2, Froyo
Voice Typing lets you input text, and Voice Actions let you control your phone, just by speaking.
Android 2.3, Gingerbread
New sensors make Android great for gaming – so you can touch, tap, tilt, and play away.
Android 3.0, Honeycomb
Optimized for tablets, this release opens up new horizons wherever you are.
Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich
Android comes of age with a new, refined design. Simple, beautiful and beyond smart.
Android 4.1, Jelly Bean
Android is fast and smooth with buttery graphics. With Google Now, you get just the right information at the right time.
And with more than 1 million apps on Google Play, and thousands of Android devices, you’ve got the freedom to do what you want on any device you choose.
Android 4.4, KitKat
It’s our goal with Android KitKat to make an amazing Android experience available for everybody.
On the other hand, KitKat has also developed their site according to the promotion, let’s see an screenshot & a video: