No, it’s not April Fools Day. Nevertheless, Google has just announced that the next version of its mobile operating system will be dubbed “KitKat” as part of a promotion with Hersey.
Google also revealed this will be Android 4.4, not the long-awaited Android 5.0. This is an indication that Google considers it a minor update and not a significant upgrade. There hasn’t been a major upgrade to Android since 2011.
Hersey will hold a promotion when Android KitKat when this operating system is released that will let chocolate buyers enter a contest to win a Google Nexus 7 II.
Sundar Pichai made the announcement this morning, and also unveiled the statue for the Google campus. This will join the statues of previous Android code-names.
Pichai did not reveal any other details about Android KitKat, and virtually nothing about this upcoming version has leaked out yet.
Source: Sundar Pichai