Googles Android operating system is the most hot topic in Gadgets world from 2008. Android is the mobile operating system developed by Google and Open Handset Alliance and it came into news with its beta version in 2007.Till this moment Android gone for a series of updations to fix bugs and add new features.These updates are called by code names based on desert or sweet treat.Another interesting fact is that these all versions are released in alphabetical order.
Here is the Android versions with code names and released year.
- 1 Android beta 2007
- 2 Android 1.0 2008
- 3 Android 1.1 2009
- 4 Android 1.5 Cupcake 2009
- 5 Android 1.6 Donut 2009
- 6 Android 2.0/2.1 Eclair 2009
- 7 Android 2.2.x Froyo 2010
- 8 Android 2.3.x Gingerbread 2010
- 9 Android 3.x Honeycomb 2011
- 10 Android 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich 2011
- 11 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean 2012
features of Jelly Bean (v4.1)
Android 4.1 version is known as Jelly Bean,the faster smoother and more responsive operating system.This version includes addition of some features to enhance accessibility.Updates includes support for international users mainly the addition of Indian languages Telugu,Kannada and Malayalam.Expandable notifications,Resizable app widgets,New types of remoteable Views,Higher-resolution contact photos,New Media Capabilities,Simplified task navigation and Google APIs & services are the features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Android 4.0 is Simple, beautiful and delivers a refined, unified UI for tablets and mobile phones.ics features includes Resizable widgets,Easier-to-create folders, with a drag & drop style,Powerful voice input engine,Face Unlock, a feature that allows users to unlock devices using facial recognition software,Rich and versatile camera capabilities,New gallery layout, organized by location and person,Cloud-connected experience..etc
Features of Gingerbread (v2.3)
Android 2.3 gingerbread has the following user features:Faster, more intuitive text input,Improved power management,Control over applications,Enhancements for gaming,Gyroscope and other new sensors, for improved 3D motion processing,Rich multimedia like mixable audio effects and New Platform Technologies for networking.
Cupcake (v1.5), Donut (v1.6), Eclair (v2.0), FroYo (v2.2), Gingerbread (v2.3),Honeycomb (v3.0) and Ice Cream Sandwich (v4.0)