Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean?) accidentally confirmed by Google

May 15, 2013
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After the Google Maps slip-up, Google appears to have inadvertently confirmed its next Android OS update – Android 4.3 – with just a few hours to go until Google I/O 2013 kicks off.

Android 4.3 has been spotted in a “search listing on Google’s developer website,” according to The Verge. As you can see in the following screenshot, “” can clearly be read, although that reference has been quickly removed so you won’t find it anymore on that page (see second Source link).

The page did not specifically mention whether Android 4.3 will be called Jelly Bean or something else, although it make plenty of sense to assume that Android 4.3 will be part of the Jelly Bean family. After all, Android 4.3 sightings in server logs, including our own, have revealed that the build numbers associated with Android 4.3 all start with the letter J, just like every other Jelly Bean ROM (no matter what version).

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We’ll be back with more details on Android 4.3 later today as Google will surely unveil it during its Google I/O opening keynote.

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