Google has dropped the dessert naming scheme it has been following for Android since the very first version of the mobile device operating system. And here’s why it did that.
The search giant has admitted that the names which were used for previous iterations of Android, were not understood by people globally. It makes sense, because not every Country in the World has those desserts. The company also says that letters like L and R are not distinguishable in certain spoken languages which also resulted in some confusion among people. Hence, the change was made.
Android Q is Android 10
Android Q has officially been named Android 10. So, we can expect future versions of the operating system will follow a similar naming pattern. E.g: Android R will be Android 11, Android S will be Android 12, and so on.
Google is also changing the Android logo, which now just has the robot face. The “android” branding is no longer green, it is now worded in black coloured letters.
When will Android 10 be released?
Google’s announcement hints that the Android 10 name will be used in the final release version of the OS, which is scheduled the coming weeks. We think it is safe to expect it to be launched along with the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.