Next Android To Be Called Honeycomb

Google has codenamed the next version of Android OS Honeycomb.

Citing multiple sources, tech new site Tech Radar has reported that Android Honeycomb will follow Gingerbread 3.0, which is set to be launched later this year, or in early 2011.

Tech Radar suggests that it won't offer extremely enhanced upgrades to Gingerbread and will be more likely be called Android 3.1 or 3.2, similar to the Android 2.2 Froyo upgrade that was rolled out for Android 2.1 Eclair.

Google has not yet released full details on what improvements the Android platform will be getting with Gingerbread, so it is difficult to determine what is in store for users when Honeycomb is released.

One thing is clear, however, that both Android OS iterations will be designed to run on tablet devices and high-end smartphones that have powerful processors and high resolution displays.

As Google prepares to launch Chrome OS based devices this November, users will have a tough time deciding which platform to go for, Android or Chrome OS.