Introduction to Android

In this tutorial, we will learn an introduction to Android. Android is an open-source operating system for Mobiles, tablets, watches and smart TVs. Android is a Linux based operating system. Android is developed by Open Handset Alliance and the first commercial version was released Android on 23 September 2008. The current version of Android is Android 10.0. You can easily see the Android operating system in devices because nowadays its most popular operating system in mobile devices. There are lots of reason behind its popularity like Easy UI, Tons of apps on Play Store and its security features.

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History of Android

VersionNameReleased On
Android 1.5CupcakeApril 27, 2009
Android 1.6DonutSeptember 15, 2009
Android 2.0EclairOctober 26, 2009
Android 2.2FroyoMay 20, 2010
Android 2.3GingerbreadDecember 6, 2010
Android 3.0HoneycombFebruary 22, 2011
Android 4.0Ice Cream SandwichOctober 18, 2011
Android 4.1 to 4.3.1Jelly BeanJuly 9, 2012
Android 4.4 to 4.4.4KitKatOctober 31, 2013
Android 5.0 to 5.1.1LollipopNovember 12, 2014
Android 6.0 to 6.0.1MarshmallowOctober 5, 2015
Android 7.0 to 7.1NougatAugust 22, 2016
Android 8.0 to Android 8.1OreoAugust 21, 2017
Android 9.0PieAugust 6, 2018
Android 10.0Android 10September 3,2019
Android 11.0Android 11TBD
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