Would you like to know how many different names there were in the most interesting mobile OS? Android has gone through a lot of changes over the yeas, so let’s see the Android versions list A to Z:
Android Versions List A to Z
The early versions of Android were still rather experimental and didn’t have a special name. That’s when Android began.
Android 1.5: Cupcake
Released in April 2009, this version of Android version was named after a sweet dessert, which established a further tradition.
Android 1.6: Donut
The second version of Android with its own name was released in September 2009 and continued on a path of innovation.
Android 2.0-2.1: Eclair
Released in October 2009, Eclair greatly improved usability and the user interface.
Android 2.2: Froyo
Froyo went live in May 2010 and presented noticeable improvements in performance, as well as made Android more fit for the internet.
Android 2.3: Gingerbread
Released in December 2010, it presented lots of small enhancements that made the phone better to use.
Android 3.0: Honeycomb
Honeycomb was launched in February 2011, and that was when Android tablets first appealed. Android started to gain serious traction.
Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich
Ice Cream Sandwich was released in October 2011 and, among other things, it improved photo and video functionality.
Android 4.1-4.3: Jelly Bean
It went live in July 2012. Google engineers significantly improved performance in this version, the user interface was also revamped and became much better.
Android 4.4: KitKat
Released in September 2013, this version was focused on optimization. As seen in other Android OS names A to Z, Android KitKat was named after a chocolate.
Android 5.0-5.1: Lollipop
Lollipop went live in June 2014 and featured a redesigned user interface. There were major improvements in the Android runtime.
Android 6.0: Marshmallow
Marshmallow was released August 2015 primarily for Nexus devices. Among other things, it included support for emoji and 4k displays.
Android 7.0-7.1: Nougat
Nougat was launched in July 2016. Aside from lots of improvements, it added support for Vulkan 3D.
Android 8.0-8.1: Oreo
Released in August 2017, it was the eight Android release. It brought a major innovation: Project Tremble, a new modular architecture for Android hardware manufacturers.
Android 9.0: Pie
Android Pie went live in August 2018 and included lots of smaller improvements in functionality as well as the user interface.
The latest version went live in September 2019. Unlike with most Android version names A to Z, Google decided to drop its naming convention this time. Android 10 is just Android 10. There will no change in android names most likely.