Rumor: Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie to Release in October 2013?

According to sources close to VR-Zone, Google is planning on launching Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie late this October. This is the first news we’ve heard of a Key Lime Pie release in some time, with most believing that Google would release an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean before revealing Key Lime Pie. Android 4.3 was believed to be unveiled at Google I/O this year, but no sign of the build was seen.

Since the rumored October release date of Key Lime Pie lines up with rumored release dates for the Motorola X Phone and the possibility of a Nexus 5 in the same timeframe, this rumor could just hold some water.

The report also suggests that Android Key Lime Pie will be a heavily optimized OS, and will be able to run on devices with as little as 512MB of RAM. If this is true, it will be a huge move for Android and could very well end fragmentation across Android devices, something that is a huge problem that Google needs to address.

Will we see Android 4.3 before we see Android 5.0? Only time will tell. Check back with us for more updates.

[Via: VR Zone]

  • Mark King

    Ah, who knows

  • That makes sense. Can’t wait to see what new goodies Google brings to the table with this new installment.

  • newsjunkieintl

    “Announcement” in late October, actual release of Key Lime Pie and Nexus 5 in November.

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