Android 5.0?

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We've barely started to see Android 4.0 devices on the market but already it appears like Android 5.0 (Jelly Bean) might be on the horizon. According to online rumors Android 5.0 is possibly launching in Q2 2012 which isn't that far off at all. Chances are good that its nothing more than rumors but I'm sure we'll be hearing tons of rumors over the next few months. NetworkWorld has the rumors over here.

According to one report published on DigiTimes, device manufacturers are apparently already disappointed with the adoption rate of Android 4.0 ("Ice Cream Sandwich") despite the fact that it was only released last October and has only been released to a limited number of devices so far. To rectify this, Google is supposedly planning to launch Android 5.0, codenamed "Jelly Bean," in the second quarter of 2012. DigiTimes' Monia Chen writes that the newest version of Android will "be further optimized for tablet PCs, while Google will also integrate its Chrome system functions to push dual-operating system designs" that will allow vendors to create Windows-based tablets capable of switching to Android depending on a user's wishes.