Last week Google revealed its latest version of Android operating system. Android 2.2 is already being rolled out for Google Nexus and there is news that Droid users will get the update in near future.
Google announced even more features in adnroid 2.2 the users were expecting like tethering and wireless syncing.
But when the next updates will be released and what will we get?
Michael Leahy on Google Knol concludes that Android 2.3 is coming in the fourth quarter of this year. Two features which are highly expected in this version are:
- Possible inclusion of JIT from OHA partner.
- Probable inclusion of webkit2.
A Leaked Roadmap of Android:
Giz au has published a leaked (a little funny though) roadmap of android with the features expected in upcoming firmware versions.
Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Release Date: Fall 2011
-WebM video playback support
-Full UI refresh
-Bluetooth voice commands
-Broader video codec support
Android 2.4 (Häagen-Dazs)
Release Date: Summer 2012
-Auto-tuned voice calls
-Built-in Twitter client
-Fart ringtones standard
-Runs iPhone apps
Android 2.5 (Ice Cream)
Release Date: Winter 2013
-Automatic privacy screen when browsing pornography
-Valid form of ID in continental US and parts of EU
-Calls your mother on her birthday
-Native CueCat support
Android 2.6 (Jellybean)
Release Date: Spring 2014
-Emits powerful Nordic pheromones
-Automatically screens calls based on other party’s attractiveness
-Vibration mode causes spontaneous conception
-Phone numbers replaced by targeted ads
Android 2.7 (Krispy Kreme)
Release Date: Summer/Fall 2015
-Charges via self-righteousness from not owning an iPhone
-Built-in speaker automatically plays Sade when in vicinity of love-making
-Transforms into an actual android
-Divides by zero
Android 3.0 (Lollipops)
Release Date: Spring/Summer 2016
Update 1: Android 2.3 is also being named as Android 3.0. Lets see what will be the exact version and when it will be announced officially.