Android – Overview

Android – Overview

Android is an open-source and Linux-based Operating System for mobile devices.
Android was developed by the Open Handset Alliance, led by Google, and other companies.
The first beta version of the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) was released by Google in 2007 whereas the first commercial version, Android 1.0, was released in September 2008.
On June 27, 2012, at the Google I/O conference, Google announced the next Android version, 4.1 Jelly Bean. Jelly Bean is an incremental update, with the primary aim of improving the user interface, both in terms of functionality and performance.

Features of Android:-

Beautiful UI.
Media support.
Web browser.
Resizable widgets.
Android Beam.
Wi-Fi Direct.
GCM.Resizable widgets.

Version history by API level:-

2.1Android 1.0 (API 1)
2.2Android 1.1 (API 2)
2.3Android 1.5 Cupcake (API 3)
2.4Android 1.6 Donut (API 4)
2.5Android 2.0 Eclair (API 5)
2.6Android 2.2 Froyo (API 8)
2.7Android 2.3 Gingerbread (API 9)
2.8Android 3.0 Honeycomb (API 11)
2.9Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (API 14)
2.10Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API 16)
2.11Android 4.4 KitKat (API 19)
2.12Android 5.0 Lollipop (API 21)
2.13Android 6.0 Marshmallow (API 23)
2.14Android 7.0 Nougat (API 24)
2.15Android 8.0 Oreo (API 26)
2.16Android 9 Pie (API 28)
2.17Android 10 (API 29)
2.18Android 11 (API 30)

History of Android:-

The code names of android range from A to N currently, such as Astro, Blender, Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, and Marshmallow. Let’s understand the android history in a sequence.


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