Sundar Pichai has announced the next operating system for Android phones, this one named ‘KitKat’. Pichai, who recently returned from a trip through Asia where he spent time with Google’s “Android ecosystem partners” located in Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, made the announcement earlier today.
On a post on his Google+ page Pichari mentioned a few of the devices proud to carry the Android OS including, the Galaxy S4, HTC One, LG G2 and Sony Xperia. and many more. Pichari also hinted at a few new devices stating, “Also looking forward to the new devices our partners are launching in Berlin at IFA, played around with them last week and really nice — stay tuned; we’ve got a lot more coming!”
Announcing the new OS Pichari also stated, “I’m excited to share that together we’ve now passed 1 Billion Android device activations. Huge thanks to the entire Android community from the hardware manufacturers, chip makers and carriers to the developers and content creators to all of you – our Android users around the world – for making this possible.” Then Pichari made the official announcement and shared a picture from Google’s front lawn, “On my return from Asia, I was also thrilled to find this guy waiting to greet me on the front lawn — love the new #AndroidKitKat statue and can’t wait to release the next version of the platform that is as sweet as the candy bar that’s one of our team’s favorites.”
More information will be announced later on, we will share the details when Google releases its official press-statement.