ASUS confirms 'Jelly Bean' as codename for Android 5.0

04 March, 2012 | Comments (68) | Post your comment

Among the many Android manufacturer's out there, ASUS has a good reputation for offering quick software updates for its devices, with the recent Transformer Prime being one of the first to get the Ice Cream Sandwich update. According to ASUS' Corporate Vice President Benson Lin, this is due to the good relationship between his company and Google.

But while he was boasting about his relationship with Google, Lin also let go of a tiny bit of information regarding the next version of Android, which as the rumors often told us, will be named Jelly Bean.

Speaking to TechRadar, Lin said:

"Asus is very close to Google, so once they have Android 5.0 I think there will be a high possibility that we will be the first wave to offer the Jelly Bean update."

This, along with the bowl of jelly beans at Google's booth at MWC makes it clear that the next version of Android will in fact be called Jelly Bean.

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ASUS confirms 'Jelly Bean' as codename for Android 5.0 - reader comments

  • parveen

I like it

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  • Pete

Lets hope ASUS make a better job than they have just done with ICS on the TF101 as it has messed up a great tablet. Random reboots and hanging.

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  • 2012-03-05 20:46
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  • kyleLumia

I've got an A10 for about a year. Actually the previous android in A10 was 1.6, they've updated it once to 2.1, so that we could play some games like Angry Birds., and the system is stable enough. The top reason for jumping to android 2.2 or later ve...

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  • 2012-03-05 19:04
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