Google will release the next version of its mobile phone operating system, Android 2.4, in the summer.According to multiple sources familiar with the matter, Android 2.4, otherwise known as Ice Cream, is set for a June/July timeframe this year with an announcement expected at the company’s IO conference at the beginning of May in San Francisco.
Details on the changes included in this Ice Cream build were not revealed, but the OS is expected to bring some of the features of Android 3.0 honeycomb to the handset. Though Android 3.0 may arrive on tablets before Android 2.4 is even announced, it is thought that this Honeycomb version is for tablets only and will not make its way to smartphones.
Why the name ‘Ice cream’ is chosen? Ice Cream follows on the back of the launch of Donut (D), Eclair (E), Froyo (F), Gingerbread (G) and Honeycomb (H) with the next iteration in the list of releases Ice Cream (I).
Sources also said that search giant to release this 2.4 version first to the Google Nexus S and then other carrier-branded handsets a few weeks or even a few months later. Although Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, supposedly running the yet-to-be-announced mobile OS, was found on the show floor at CES.
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