Key Lime Pie Spotted On The Nexus 7 And Nexus 4 [Rumor]


Google released Android 4.3 Jelly Bean just 15 days ago and immediately started pushing out the new OS to Nexus devices. However, an entry has appeared on Chromium bug tracker suggesting that Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie is in the works and may already be operating on some devices.

The Key Lime Pie entry is included in an extremely detailed bug report regarding an annoying notification that developers want to remove when signing in to Chrome.

The new Nexus 7 ships running Android 4.3 with the build number JSS15J, whereas the Nexus 4 ships with JWR66V. However, in the bug tracker report, both entries for the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 describe the build number as KRS36B. This is a completely foreign build, which we’ve never seen before, could the letter K be an indication that Key Lime Pie is already running on some Nexus devices?

There is nothing in the bug report which denotes what features Key Lime Pie has to offer, but some rumors suggest that the upcoming OS will enable users to toggle widgets by hand gestures and automatically remove widgets when they’re not in use.

A couple of months ago we saw a gorgeous concept of Android 5.0 appear, its design was minimal and clean, giving off a highly functional and practical experience for Android users. Hopefully Google’s new, re-vamped version of Android will be along the lines of the concept designs.