list of Android versions mobile history

List of Android versions mobile history

list of Android versions mobile history 

1.Android 1.6. Donut.

 on 15 September 2009, the Android 1.6 SDK – dubbed Donut – was released, based on Linux kernel 2.6.29. Its predecessor was Android 1.5 Cupcake and its successor was Android 2.0 Eclair. Included in the update were numerous new features.

2..Android 2.1. Eclair.
Android 2.0 Eclair is Google’s 3rd big iteration of Android, not counting the 1.0 initial version. Android 1.5 Cupcake and Android 1.6 Donut came before Eclair. Android 2.0 Eclair actually brought some big steps forward for Android and started shaping up Google’s OS. Let’s check out the changes Google introduced with Android 2.0 Eclair. Expanded Account sync is definitely an important step forward, this feature allows you to add multiple accounts to a device for synchronization of e-mail and contact. Microsoft e-mail support was also added, with combined inbox to browse e-mail from multiple accounts in one page. Bluetooth technology is stepping forward as well, Android 2.1 support has been added by Google. Some neat Shortcuts also found their way in this iteration of Android, like the ability to tap a Contacts photo and select whether you want to call, SMS or e-mail that person. You can now also search all saved SMS and MMS messages and set the OS to automatically delete oldest messages in a conversation when the defined limit is reached, which should help greatly with your memory.

3.Android 2.2. Froyo

Since its initial launch on the T-Mobile G1 in October of 2008, Google'sAndroid operating system has evolved rapidly -- perhaps more rapidly than any other operating system in recent memory -- to become one of the most important and prolific smartphone platforms in the market today. Its latest incarnation, announced at Google's I/O conference in San Francisco this week, began life as codename "Froyo" (continuing its tradition of naming new versions as desserts in alphabetical order, starting with Cupcake) to officially become Android 2.2. Don't be fooled by the mere 0.1 boost in the version number over 2.1 Eclair, though -- this is a huge upgrade that represents the most user-friendly, compelling, and feature-complete version of the little green guy to date.

Android Gingerbread is the codename given to version 2.3 of the Android platform. Some of the improvements in this version include a refined user interface, faster text input, support for near field communication (NFC) and system enhancements for game development.

Android 3.0 Honeycomb features five home screens that users can customize with application icons and widgets, including a search bar, calendar and three-dimensional stacks for grouping content. The Android 3.0 tablet operating system also comes with an assortment of applications, including an email client, tabbed Web browser that supports Flash, calendar and media players. In addition, Android Honeycomb tablet users can access the Android Marketplace to download third-party applications.

6.Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream Sandwich is the dessert-themed Android codename for version 4.0 of the open source Android mobile operating system. Ice Cream made its debut in October 2011 as Google’s “everywhere” operating system for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
With Ice Cream Sandwich Google worked to unify the v2.x/v3.x forks of Android development while also adapting the Android framework and adding new APIs to help put an end to the issue of Android fragmentation. Ice Cream Sandwich also brought many of the tablet-centric features in Honeycomb (Android v3.0) to smartphones, including video chat support based on Google Talk protocols, a new System Bar for global status and notifications and an Action Bar for application control, tabbed Web browsing support, an optimized soft keyboard and a new email interface.
7.Jelly Bean

Android version 4.1 through 4.3, codenamed Jelly Bean, is a legacy version of Google's mobile OS. Jelly Bean put a renewed focus on UI speed and responsiveness, while further enhancing the UI introduced in Android 4.0. Version 4.1 brought a completely redesigned notification API, allowing notifications to be expanded to include widget-like functionality. A re-vamped Google search interface included the ability to pose questions directly and have them answered in voice. And a new Camera app allowed shots to be easily reviewed and deleted. In addition, the new Google Now predictive search service puts data like location and search history to work to provide relevant real-time information.

The Android 4.4 KitKat operating system uses advanced memory optimization technologies. As a result, it is available on Android devices with as little as 512 MB of RAM.  This is important because previous versions of the operating system required more internal memory which made them incompatible with many older device models. This was a major cause of the problem known as Android fragmentation.

Android Lollipop has been a long time coming. There were worries this would be an iterative update, but this is a new level for Google's OS. One that was needed.
This is Android 5, and it feels like a really big step up from Android 4.4.
The key messaging here from the search giant is not that it's just 'a bit better' - it's that it's been overhauled visually and combines well with more than phones and tablets, with watches taking centre stage too.

Back in October of 2015 Google officially released Android 6.0 Marshmallow, it’s latest version of Android. Over the past six months multiple users have received updates, and more are coming soon. Users can see all the changes and learn about what’s new in our Android 6.0 vs Android 5.1 walkthrough below.  This is a comparison of Android 5.1 Lollipop vs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6. Then, in December a quick update arrived to Android 6.0.1 with even more features.
11.Android. N

upcoming release of the Android mobile operating system. It was first released as a developer preview on March 9, 2016