Android Key Lime Pie, the successor of Android Jelly Bean v.4.2 has been a hot subject for quite some time. Google was expected to announce it on Google I/O Conference 2013, but it did not do so.
Rumors are also revolving around a mildly updated version of Jelly Bean 4.2, the 4.3. Google did not announce anything about Android v.4.3 as well at the I/O 2013. But it is probable of being rolled out to Nexus 4 and Nexus 7. A Nexus 7, manufactured by Asus, operating on Android v.4.3 appeared at Bluetooth SIG filing.
Android Developer Relations Tech Lead at Google, Reto Meier released a video that indirectly confirms the arrival of Android Key Lime Pie 5.0. At 25:39, the video shows off an Android bug enjoying a piece of green pie while sitting on a bench.
However, the insinuation is unclear. Hopefully, Android Key Lime Pie 5.0 will be launched very soon. Previously, it was rumored that Key Lime Pie will be rolled out to Motorola X Phone. Based on this rumor, some are estimating the launch date of Android 5.0 to be in July 2013, as Motorola X Phone has been scheduled for release around June-July.
But Google will be celebrating 5th anniversary of Android in Fall this year. So, you may expect Android v.5.0 to release in October. But nothing can be claimed unless Google makes an official statement on this.
Users are anticipating a unique range of features in Key Lime Pie, among which Google Babel, a spec that amalgamates group messaging, SMS, Talk and Gmail is notable. Reportedly, camera specifications will also be augmented in Android 5.0. Advanced keyboard, Google Play News and video conferencing are supposed to be the boosted twigs of Android v.5.0.
The devices, which are expected to bear Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie as an OS upgrade include Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3, Google Nexus 7, 4, 10 etc.