All About Android Versions

Google’s Android division positively has a comical inclination: It named all of its version code names after desserts. To praise a new version, a monster mock-up of the dessert that coordinates the code name is usually conveyed to the Google Campus and put on display. So what are the various versions of Android OS and the desserts related with them? Have a look at all the version of android below in this post.

Google purchased a company called Android back in July 2005. Android was going by a few portable top dogs, including the former leader of a major carrier, ex-proprietor of a phone creator, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. After their buyout, Android went into stealth mode, and rumors spread that Google was taking a shot at a cell phone.

They were likewise taking a shot at a brand-new portable operating system called Android, in view of the Linux kernel, to be utilized by the Open Handset Alliance, a group of 65 distinctive hardware creators, carriers, and other versatile related companies. From its debut discharge to today, Android has changed visually, conceptually and functionally — consistently. Google’s versatile operating system may have begun scrappy. has it at any point advanced. Here’s a quick paced tour of Android version features from the platform’s birth to present.

Android version 1.5 Cupcake

Cupcake additionally realized the system for outsider app widgets, which would rapidly transform into one of Android’s most distinctive components, and it provided the platform’s first-historically speaking option for video recording.

Android 1.6: Donut

Android V1.6, codenamed “Donut,” was discharged in September 2009. It fixed reboot errors in the OS, revamped photo and video features , and included better pursuit integration. It additionally included support for bigger screen estimates and is the principal version to offer Google’s turn-by-turn navigation highlight.

Android 2.0 and 2.1: Eclair

Android 2.0 was discharged in October 2009, with a bugfix version (2.0.1) turning out in December 2009. Android 2.1 was discharged January of 2010. The vast majority consider them a solitary discharge. Included features incorporate Bluetooth 2.1 support, streak and computerized zoom for the camera, multi-touch support, live wallpapers, and that’s just the beginning. Eclairs are usually depicted as oblong cream puffs. They are prepared pastries with cream filling and chocolate covering on top.

Android 2.2: Froyo

Android 2.2 chiefly improved speed by adopting the Javascript “in the nick of time” compiler engine from Google’s browser, Chrome. It additionally improved browser support by including vivified GIF support and Flash 10.1 plug-in support, along with USB tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot capability (for those with supporting hardware).

Android 2.3, 2.4: Gingerbread

On December sixth, 2010, Google officially reported the principal phone with Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread. The phone was the Nexus S, which Google co-developed with Samsung. The phone was originally only accessible for T-Mobile, yet was later made for Sprint and AT&T also.

Gingerbread supports SIP web calling, NFC remote transaction capability (if hardware is present), more than one camera, and gyroscopes and different sensors (indicators, gravimeters, and others are possible).

Android Version Named Still Gingerbread

This version was found on Sony Ericsson. The phone producer guarantees wrong version, yet later Google confirmed that “Ice Cream” will be declared at Google I/O occasion in May 2011 and discharged June or July 2011.

Indeed, 2.4 being Ice Cream doesn’t bode well, as it damages the current request, as the dessert names are in alphabetical request, and I is after H, not previously. It makes sense to make it after Honeycomb (3.0)

Android 3.0, 3.1, and 3.2: Honeycomb

Honeycomb was discharged in February 2011, and was rapidly trailed by 3.1 and 3.2 in July and August of 2011. Google posted a great deal of previews and features on Honeycomb.

Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream Sandwich was Google’s attempt to blend Honeycomb, it’s tablet-only platform, with its portable platform. Discharged in October 2011, it highlighted a new structure and default font, just as the capacity to monitor and breaking point portable information utilization and different upgrades. Numerous devices were delayed to adopt Ice Cream Sandwich. A quarter of a year after Ice Cream Sandwich, only one phone had been discharged to run it.

Android 4.1: Jelly Bean

Jelly Bean turned out in 2012. Greatest changes included “Google Now,” an AI partner that anticipates your requirements and better, progressively intuitive notifications. Jelly Bean likewise allows “voice typing,” an inherent speech-to-content engine that doesn’t depend on Internet or information.

Android 4.4: KitKat

On September, 2013 android version 4.4 was named as kitkat. Nestle was on board with naming operating system and propelled a publicizing campaign during KitKat’s discharge.

Android 5.X: Lollipop

Android 5 is called Lollipop, and it included a brand new runtime called ART that never again depends on the more established DALVIK runtime (which is to some degree dependent on Sun/Oracle specs). Lollipop likewise contains other UI improvements and has a magnificent battery life on certain devices.

Android 6.X: Marshmallow

Android 6: Marshmallow is as of now out for the Nexus devices and is accepted to be coming soon to all flagship devices before year’s end, and to different devices by mid 2016.

Marshmallow presented a few changes that can have noteworthy impact. App permission model is now opt-in as opposed to opt-out (all is permitted, at that point use App Ops to run off individual permissions).

Android 7: Nougat (2016)

Android 7 was officially dedicated Nougat on June 30, 2016, when the most recent grass status was uncovered in the midst of exhibition.

Android 8: Oreo (2017)

Android 8, named Oreo after the well known treat, was discharged in Q3 of 2017. Its significant change was “Project Treble”, where it made the OS increasingly secluded so OS upgrades can be discharged quicker by the producers. Emoticon support was updated to Unicode 10, with improved notifications system multiple display support, and different features. It was immediately trailed by 8.1 in December 2017 with an “Oreo Go Edition” for low-end devices just as improved API for a few inside functions.

Android 9: P

Nothing is known about the last name for Android 9.0 other than it will start with letter P. A preview of such was made accessible by Google in June 2018.

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