The next Google Android version 5.0 will be called the Lollipop. The company confirmed this on Wednesday when they launched the Nexus 6. Google will also make the Lollipop available on older devices starting from the Nexus 4 and onwards.

The Android 5.0 Lollipop is here but it could take some time before it is rolled out on older (Nexus) devices. Motorola started off well with the Moto G and have launched many more models. Here is some good news. Motorola will provide the Lollipop update on Moto G/X (Gen 1 and Gen 2) and even on the Moto E handsets.

The Android one handsets that were recently launched in India might also get the update. The new android 5.0 comes with a lot of changes; interface is beautiful and gives you the right information at the right moment.

The notification on the Android 5.0 Lollipop can be customized you can avoid getting messages from people you don’t want too. You can hide sensitive information. The Lollipop gives the handset battery a boost-up with it’s built in battery saving option – it extends the battery backup by almost over an hour. With this new OS users can check the estimated battery backup remaining when handset is on battery mode and the time it will take for a full charge when connected to a charger.

Android 5.0 Lollipop coming soon

Other features are encryption option (better security) which is on by default, support for 64 bit smartphones / tablets, USB audio support and OK Google will work even when the screen is off.

Motorola and Android One users get ready for a sweeter treat – watch out for the new Android 5.0.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -