When the eyes of the world are focused on the upcoming technologies on Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Google engineers work quietly in what could be a highly important for the next version of the operating system, Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie.
In the past few days, experimental kernel has made its appearance as identified by the number 3.8. Android Jelly Bean 4.1 bases its foundation on the Linux kernel 3.0, while versions 3.3 and 3.4 were then used with the updates to Android 4.2.2 on Nexus 4. According to many, the new 3.8 Linux kernel could be the basis for future version of Android, bringing significant improvements to the Android Key Lime Pie operating system.
The new linux kernel brings support for open source DRM driver for NVIDIA Tegra and Samsung Exynos: This native support may shorten development times for Android on different platforms and improve performance significantly. Among other innovations introduced by the new kernel, there is also support for file system F2FS Flash-Friendly File-System, as well as improved management of the memory used by applications.
Many argue that the timing of the adoption of the new kernel in the new version of Android is insufficient, while others argue that it will be the highlight of the Google I/O to be held in mid-May. One thing is certain: for Samsung and NVIDIA the month of May will bring good news on Android. More information’s about Android Key Lime Pie kernel and other news about this Android 5.0 versions will be closely monitored by us, so make sure you subscribe to our blog to stay updated.