The leak shows off the Android L design with new icons we first saw in a post from Android Police which confirmed the Nexus 6. There are three folders present on the front screen, labelled ‘Google’, ‘Create’ and ‘Play’, seemingly reminiscent of the updated Mobile Distribution Agreement which was leaked a few weeks ago. The folders are filled with complimentary Google apps – ‘Create’ with Drive, Sheets and Docs apps, while ‘Play’ contains the Google Play Music, Books, and Newsstand apps, including an updated, flatter icon for Google Music, while the ‘Google’ folder contains the rest of the mandatory 13 Google apps required by the agreement. The icon from the newly updated Google Play Store is also present on the front screen as per the agreement.
It’s also noteworthy that the time on the render is 5:00, indicating an Android 5.0 version number for Android L.
Hardware wise, the phone has the dual front-facing speakers and volume rocker and power button mounted around halfway up the right-hand side. The phone has a blue hue, which would indicate a possibility of different coloured phones launched. There’s a centre mounted microUSB port at the bottom of the phone, which should leave the 3.5mm headphone jack at the top of the device.
Google are rumoured to be announcing the phone at some time in the next day or so, with a release date some time in November. With a render this good doing the rounds, it’s surely only a matter of time before we’ll get an announcement.