Story of Android – Past, Present and Future


It’s been a decade since Google launched Android OS. It creates a revolution in the world of gadgets whether it is phone or tablets or TV or laptop. It makes them smart and fast. It is choice of present generation. Google Android OS is the main rival of Apple’s own iOS platform. So, Google is keeping update Android and it has a remarkable journey of 10 years. Now, see this journey of Android and how it turns to Oreo Android.
Android Versions throughout ten years:

1. Android 1.0


Google pulled out its check book by seeing the potential Android that how it conceived as a touch interface for cameras. The first Android was commercially released in September 2008 on the handset of HTC Dream. The Android was imagery titled as Android 1.0 as new candy-flavored names were yet to be discovered.
It has very basic features and many of them are still existed.

2. Android 1.1

Some pretty update added to Android 1.0 with existing basic and simple features.

3. Android 1.5 Cupcake

This Android has given a name of sweet for an increasingly sweet mobile OS. Android 1.5 Cupcake was launched in widget support, animated transitions while skipping through desktops, a stock boot animation and the superb ability to automatically rotate the screen.

4. Android 1.6 Donut


Android 1.6 Donut was released in 2009. Have you noticed anything? Google chose an advanced alphabet to every update of Android and each name was on different confectionary.
Donut gave new improved search functionality, a speedier all-around experience and support for super-sharp screens.

5. Android 2.0 Éclair

This latest version of android operating system brought a number of changes. Key component was personalization with the likes of live wallpapers and introduction of support for multiple desktops.

6. Android 2.2 Froyo


Android developer created Android Froyo which gave freedom to Android users to control their mobiles even without touching them by using voice typing and search. It allowed users to install apps on a memory card. It brought a huge relief to massive users of Android.

7. Android 2.3 Gingerbread


Make a pout and take a selfie was possible only latest Android technology, that is, Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It changed the dimension of clicking a photo. You could take endless Facebook glamour shots. It added NFC, gyroscope and barometer support. Now, Android was slicker than ever with its improved performance.

8. Android 3.0 Honeycomb


Android 3.0 Honeycomb is the only Android version which was specifically developed and designed for tablets. Your devices had support for multi-core processors and it soon became the norms. Virtual keyboard interface elements were optimized for bigger screens.

9. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream Sandwich Android version hit Android phones 2011. It brought the all-new look and feel. After its launch, you could also close apps with a quick swipe, unlock your phone with your face and shoot 1080p video.

10. Android 4.1 to 4.3 Jelly Bean

This latest Android version made Google’s OS more responsive with improved search functionality to share files with your friends.

11. Android 4.4 Kitkat


It introduced ‘OK Google’ voice command for starting Google with improved message management, Emoji support and multi tasking activities.

12. Android 5.0 Lollipop


It phones in 2014 which brought multiple profiles on one device. It facilitated you to unlock your phone with a trusted Bluetooth device.

13. Android 6.0 Marshmallow


It was unveiled by Google in September 2015 which improve battery life with add-on features like Now on Tap and fingerprint sensor support.

14. Android 7.0 Nougat

It was publically come first in June 2016. It brought very cool features like native split screen.

15. Android 8.0 Oreo

It will unveil in 2017 which allows you to watch YouTube videos in the resizable box and much more.


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