Leaked data sheet shows Android 4.2.2, Motorola Nexus
Remember that grain of salt you were supposed to take along with that leaked Nexus 10 instruction manual? Well, go back, find the salt shaker, and prepare to consume all of its contents, because there are even more rumors to stare at suspiciously today.
The Droid Forums reported an "exciting exclusive rumor" about some uncomfirmed intel from Motorola regarding future hardware and Android software, as well as updates to current phones. While part of me wants to make confused sounds about the exclusivity of a rumor, that's not very important.
What is important, however, is the fact that the folk at the Droid Forums allegedly have a leaked datasheet that suggests that Android 4.2.2 might very well be the delectable-sounding Key Lime Pie. It also includes the timeline for Android 4.2.2/KLP upgrade dates for a variety of Motorola devices, it and hints at a previously unheard of Droid RAZR X—yes, the purported datasheet comes with mention of a device that no one has ever heard mention of.
Here's what the data sheet says:
Motorola Mobility Android Engineering
Below are the authorizations an unauthorized/pending of Motorola phones to receive android 4.2.2 (code name) Key Lime Pie
Droid RAZR X: Authorized Reason: Being shipped with 4.2.2
Motorola Nexus: Authorized Reason: Being shipped with 4.2.2
Droid RAZR i: Authorized Reason: Pushing 4.2.2 out between Q3 and Q4 2013
Droid RAZR HD/MAXX: Authorized Reason: Pushing out 4.2.2 between Q3 and Q4 2013
Droid RAZR M: Authorized Reason: pushing out 4.2.2 between early Q3 and Q4 2013
Droid RAZR MAXX: Authorized/Subject to change Reason: Support time frame may not support 4.2.2 estimated push date late Q2 2013
Droid 4: Authorized/Subject to change Reason: Support time frame may not support 4.2.2 estimated push date early Q3 2013
Droid RAZR: Pending Authorization Reason: Support time frame may not support 4.2.2 estimated push date mid Q2 2013
I really, really want to stress that there's no way to verify the legitimacy of these postulations. Like the folk over at Android community, I'm more than a little skeptical about how it's all about Android 4.2.2 Key Lime Pie instead of, you know, Android 4.2. What happened there? Why the suffix? Where's 4.2.1? More importantly, why did nobody but the rumor-monger hear about the Droid Razr X?
Still, all said and done, all I have to say is this: