According to a leaked memo from Google, we are likely to see latest version of Android on all upcoming new mobiles. Apparently Google is tired of reading the reports which suggests fragmentation as one of the biggest problems of Android.
The report reads, manufacturers will have to ship products with newest version of Android from February 2014 if they want to get the GMS distribution approval. So now the latest version of Android is Android 4.4 KitKat which means all the manufacturers will have to start making customization as soon as possible, after all the dead line is February and we’re already half way through it. Google has designed Android 4.4 KitKat to work with smaller/affordable devices too. The lowest RAM on which KitKat will work on is 512MB which is pretty much the lowest RAM we can find these days on any Android device.
[quote_box_center]”Starting February 2014, Google will no longer approve GMS distribution on new Android products that ship older platform releases. Each platform release will have a “GMS approval window” that typically closes nine months after the next Android platform release is publicly available. (In other words, we all have nine months to get new products on the latest platform after its public release.) The policy could only mean good things, especially for the smartphone user.”-Leaked memo from Google to handset manufacturers[/quote_box_center]
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