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Thursday, September 22, 2016

History of Android Operating System Version

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As we know, the operating system continues to be developed from year to year whether the operating system for your computer (Windows, Linux, MacOS, etc.) as well as the operating system on mobile devices (Android, Blackberry, iPhone, etc.).
On this occasion I will review the historical development of android version of the beta until now the official release version is android kitkat, lenscrafters.
The uniqueness of the name of the operating system (OS) Android is using the name of the food dessert (desert). It also names the android OS has initial letters alphabetically, for example: Cupcake, Donut, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream, Jelly Bean and Kitkat.
But Randall Sarafa (Spokesperson Google) reluctant to tell why. He simply stated that the provision of these names is the result of internal decisions and Google chose to perform a little magic with this.

1. Android Beta
First released on 5 November 2007, and on November 12, 2007 SDK (Software Development Kit) released by Google.

2. Android 1.0 Astro
First released on September 23, 2008. Actually android version will be called by the name "Android Astro", but for reasons of copyright and trademark "Astro", the name was not so embedded in this first version of the Android OS. HTC Dream is the first phone to use this OS.

3. Android 1.1 Bender
First released on February 9, 2009, the second version of the android who is also having problems in naming such a problem on previous android. At the beginning of this android will be named as "Bender", for the same reasons that violate trademark, the name "Bender" can not be pinned on this android version. Initially android OS version was released to the T-Mobile G1 only. This version is an update to fix several bugs, replacing the API and adds several features.

4. Android 1.5 Cupcake
Was first released on April 30, 2009. Well on this version of android naming the name of dessert (Dessert), because this is the third version of the naming alfabel beginning with the letter "C" and be named "Cupcake" became the official name of the android version this third. This OS is based on Linux kernel 2.6.27 and added some updates as well as new UI of the android version before. Start there are widgets that can reduce the exaggerated. Then added of the ability to upload videos and pictures to YouTube and Picasa.

5. Android 1.6 Donut
Was first released on September 15, 2009. There was an increase in the search feature and UI more user firendly. In this version also supports CDMA / EVDO, 802.1x, VPNs. Then support the WVGA screen resolution.

6. Android 2.0 / 2.1 Eclair
Was first released on December 9, 2009. There was an addition of features for hardware optimization, improved Google Maps 3.1.2, UI changes with the new browser and support for HTML5, list of contacts, support for 3.2 MP camera flash, digital zoom, and Bluetooth 2.1. Some versions of the updates include Android v.2.0, then Android v.2.0.2, and the latest Android v.2.1.

7. Android 2.2 Froyo (Froze Yoghurt)
Was first released on May 20, 2010 on a Smartphone Google Nexus One. In a version has support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1. The increase in the speed of opening and closing applications, as well as the use of an SD Card as a storage application. When android froyo present began to appear a lot of discussion about the android and iOS competition will be intense competition in the future. Some versions of the update that was released among other Android v.2.2.1 to Android v.2.2.3.

8. Android 2.3 GB (Gingerbread)
First introduced on December 6, 2010. There was a lot of improvement on this one android version compared to previous versions. Designed to maximize the capabilities of applications and games. And began to use Near Field Communication (NFC). Repairs to support WXGA screen resolution and above. Some versions of the update that was released among others v.2.3.3 to v.2.3.7. Until now the android gingerbread version of the android that has the most compared to other android series, reaching 65% of all android version released (Survey 2014).

9. Android 3.0 / 3.1 HC (Honeycomb)
First introduced on February 22, 2011 and the Motorola Xoom is the first time menggunakanny. This version of Android is an OS designed specifically for optimizing the use of the tablet PC.

10. Android 4.0 ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich)
First released on October 19, 2011. The Smartphone is the first time using this version of the OS is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. In theory all mobile devices that use previous versions of Android, Gingerbread can be updated to Android ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich).

11. Android 4.2 JB (Jelly Bean)
Android Jelly bean which was launched at the Google I / O and then bring a number of advantages and new features. The new additions including increased input keyboard, new design search feature, a new UI and search through Voice Search is faster. Not to forget also Google Now is also a part updated. Google Now gives the right information at the right time. One is the ability to check the weather, traffic, or sports results. The operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes first in Asus tablet products, namely Google Nexus 4.

12. Android 4.4 KK (KitKat)
Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat (named with permission from Nestle and Hershey) on September 3, 2013, with a release date of October 31, 2013. Kitkat is a chocolate brand Nestle issued.

13. Android 5.0 L (Lollipop)
Inaugurated on June 25, 2014 when Google I / O, and officially available through over-the-air (OTA) update on November 12, 2014, to select devices running Android distribution served by Google (such as Nexus and Google Play edition) , Its source code was made available on November 3, 2014.

One of the most notable changes in the release of Lollipop is a redesigned user interface and built with the design language called "material design". Other changes include improvement notices, which are accessible from the lockscreen and displayed on a banner at the top of the screen. Google also made internal changes to the platform, with Android Runtime (ART) officially replaces Dalvik to improve application performance, and with the changes aimed to improve and optimize the use of the battery, which is known internally as Project Volta.

14. Android 6.0 M (Marshmallow)
an upcoming update to the Android mobile operating system, will most likely be released in Q3 2015 ("tentatively scheduled for September"), the third and final preview was released on August 17, 2015. First introduced at Google I / O on May 28, 2015, Marshmallow will mainly focus on incremental improvements and the addition of other features.
Android developer preview "M" was released on May 28, 2015, for a mobile phone Nexus 5 and Nexus 6, Nexus 9 tablet, and set-top box Nexus Player, under the build number MPZ44Q. The third developer preview (MPA44G) released on August 17, 2015 for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player, and updated to MPA44I which brings improvements associated with the profile of Android for Work.

15. Android 7.0 N (Nougat)
is the seventh major version of the Android operating system. First released as a beta build on March 9, 2016,Officially it was released on August 22, 2016, Nexus devices with being the first to receive the update.
Nougat introduces notable changes to the operating system and its development platform, Including the ability to display multiple apps on-screen at once in a split-screen view, support for inline replies to notifications, as well as an OpenJDK-based Java environment and support for the Vulkan graphics rendering API, and "seamless" system updates on supported devices.

16. whether the android will be named later? we wait and see :)

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