Android 5.0 Lollipop has been previewed running on the Galaxy Note 4 - but while Google's new 'Material Design' language has had some influence on its look and feel, Samsung's TouchWiz UI lives on.
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It appears that the integration of Hangouts and Google Voice does not mean that the Messenger app will be discontinued anytime soon with Google releasing an update for it on Android.
The Gmail application for Android is the latest to receive the Material Design update along with the ability to add third party email accounts such as Outlook, Yahoo and POP/IMAP
Images of the redesigned Google Play Store featuring the much touted "Material Design" have made an appearance online, showing off a fresh new look as the company prepares for the launch of Android L.
Google has announced its new unified design language, with flatter visual elements, bolder use of colour and a greater focus on typography, and an interface that changes in response to touch.