Android N hasn’t even received an official name yet and there are already hints pointing towards its successor Android O. In an ad for the Moto G4 Plus, Motorola hints at the fact that the smartphone will receive updates for both the Android N and the upcoming Android O.
Android O is the most likely code name for the Android version that will succeed the upcoming Android N, considering that Google has been using the same naming scene for the Android open source OS since it deciding that the third release, the Android 1.5 should be called Cupcake, back in 2009.
Still, it seems a bit too early to speculate on a successor to the Android N, since Google has yet to name the upcoming version. Since then, Google used the naming scheme on 11 consecutive builds, this including the Android N.
In a marketing campaign for promoting the, Lenovo announced that the smartphone will come with Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 out of the box and the option for users to upgrade to both Android N and Android O, according to Chinese website . It’s one of the first official mentions of Android N’s successor and there’s actually no information on features and options that you could find in the Android O.
Android O will most likely have a dessert name
During the Google I/O 2016 event, held in San Francisco, the company announced that users can help name the upcoming Android N on the company’s dedicated. However, it is said that the logical decision would be to name Android 7.0 as Nutella.
Google I/O 2016 also provided some insights on the upcomingand the company highlighted that the upcoming Android build will focus mainly on performance, security and productivity, while the company already released the Android N Developer Preview as beta.
Since Google has been keen on naming Android builds after famous desserts, Android O will most likely follow the same guidelines. Android N is expected to be released later this year, which means that we could be hearing more about its predecessor, Android O in the year to come.