Google preps Android Key Lime Pie as Jelly Bean adoption hits double digits

Posted by Trent Nouveau

It appears as if Qualcomm inadvertently leaked a roadmap revealing Google's debut date for its long-awaited Key Lime Pie (KLP) mobile Android OS update.

According to the document, which was quickly pulled by a number of websites, KLP is slated for Spring 2013, which could be anywhere between March and June.

As Phandroid's Chris Chavez points out, Qualcomm's insistence that the roadmap image be taken down indicates that the KLP release date is in fact legit.

"Also, the fact that Google unveiled Jelly Bean at last year’s Google I/O developer conference fits in perfectly with Qualcomm’s leaked date," he noted. "Now we just gotta figure out what Google could have planned for Key Lime Pie."

In the meantime, the market share for Google's Android Jelly Bean (4.1 & 4.2) has apparently hit an impressive 10% of total active devices, with 9% running Android 4.1 and 4.2 hosted on a scant 1.2% of devices (limited to Nexus for now).

In addition, Gingerbread’s share dropped below the 50% threshold, while 29% of Android devices are currently loaded with Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).