On annual event of Google I/O, search engine giant claimed that they will be rolling out new OS in couple of months. Google dubbed new operating system as "Android L". Beta version of Android L is already available and many Nexus fans and developers are currently enjoying Developer Preview SDK of their favourite OS.
Android L becomes the first Android OS which is initially released as Beta version for developers, which surely will help developers to do some hands on experience with the upcoming version of Android. Google introduced latest OS with new material design which provides users with a new notification system, much improved performance and at the end Google claimed that new OS will provide enhanced battery life as well.
As far as release is concern Google upcoming Android OS release is expected in September/October time frame, So far only HTC and Nexus are confirmed will be getting Android L. On launching of Android L HTC claimed that they will be releasing their Android L version nearly after three months after getting software code from Google.
Google typically introduce its new OS with Nexus hardware device, we already in second half and Google yet to introduce first Nexus device of this year. Currently HTC Nexus 8/9 dubbed as "Volantis" is expected will be released with Android L on board, same is the case for Nexus 6 as well which release is also expected at same time frame when Android L release is expected.
From look of things it seems, HTC devices surely will be the first non Nexus devices to receive Android L. HTC recently in a statement confirmed that they will be sending OTA update for its last year One M7 and this year One M8. So far other manufacturers including Samsung are silent on sending OTA update of Android L for their devices.