Android versions and its features
The Android is Linux based operating system. It was developed by Open Handset Alliance (OHA). It was first developed by Android ,Inc a software company which is located in Silicon valley. It wasbought by google in 2005. The Android operating system is also known for the mobile operating system. It is used for touchscreen mobile phone, cell phone with the help of the Android operating system we can do multiple tasks in our phone such as Pinching, Swiping and Tapping. Now a days Android software is taking place in many devices such as televisions, cars, wristwatches etc. and each of these devices use a different interface. Many of the software developers uses android to develop a multiple mobile app and which are easily available on play store. These apps manage our day to day life on the other hand it is easily available at a very low cost at that reason android is very popular. The hardware that supports the Android software is based on the ARM architecture platform. Now-a-days many versions of the Android are coming on the market each version are different and unique from one other.
The version of android are:-
|1.0||23 September, 2008||Include Google apps like gmail, maps, calendar, YouTube|
|1.1||9 Febuary, 2009|
|Cupcake||1.5||27 April, 2009||Include App widgets, video recording|
|Donut||1.6||15 September, 2009||Ability to operate OS, different screen size and resolution include CDMA network.|
|Eclair||2.0 - 2.1||26 October, 2009||Voice-guided system, Real-time traffic info, Live Wallpaper, Navigation, Speech-to-text function, including the Zoom facility.|
|Froyo||2.2 - 2.2.3||20 May, 2010||Front Facing fetaure, Voice Actions, Getting Direction, Making notes by tapping an icon, then speak the command, Light Flash|
|Gingerbread||2.2 - 2.3.7||6 December, 2010||Black and Green seeped all over the UI|
|Honeycomb||3.0 - 3.2.6||22 Febuary, 2011||Introduce the concept of card-like UI, Recent Apps list, Screen-buttons for Android, Navigational commands, Permament overflow menu button.|
|Ice Cream Sandwich||4.0 - 4.0.4||18 october, 2011||Card-Like appearance for app-switching, Swiping, Notification, Recent apps|
|Jelly Bean||4.1 - 4.3.1||9 July, 2012||Voice Search system, a more advance system for display, search result, card-based result, locksreen facility.|
|Kitkat||4.4 - 4.4.4||31 October, 2013||Support OK Google, transparent status bar and white icon give the OS more contemporary appearance.|
|Lollipop||5.0 - 5.1.1||12 November, 2014||Card-based concept makes the Android core UI pattern, Hand free voice control via OK Google|
|Mashmallow||6.0 - 6.0.1||5 October, 2015||Now on Tap feature Granular App permission, Support fingerprint readers support USB-C|
|Nogut||7.0 - 7.1.2||22 August, 2016||Data Saver feature, ALT-Tab-Like shortcut features for snapping between apps, Google Assistance Launched|
|Oreo||8.0 - 8.1||21 August, 2017||Picture-in-picture mode, notification snoozing, google's goal of aligning Android and Chrome OS Android apps and Chrome books|
|Android||9||8 May, 2018||Including screenshot management, screen brightness control,digital well-being controls|
Features of Android:-
Interactive UI:- Android provides an interactive user interface which interacts with the user. Android provides a variety of UI components ,UI control and structure layout that allow to build a beautiful graphical UI for your App. It also provides a UI modules such as Menu, notification etc.
Better Connectivity:- We can connect our android device through any other device by using the Bluetooth ,wifi, LIE, GSM / EDGE, CDMA etc... It gives you better connectivity and work fast.
Storage Facility:-Android provides a storage facility to store a data it can save our data for a long time. In can save our data for a long time. In the Android the SQLITE is used for data storage purpose and other lightweight relational database are also used for storing facility.
Support Various Media:-Android support of various media to store aur data. The media supports facility make android a exception device. Android support any type of media such as AMR, AMR-WB, HE-AEC, H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, MIDI, Vorbis, WAV, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP etc.
Messaging:-The Messaging facility in Android is safe. We can send messages and MMS in any mobile. In fact Msg is one of the most killer application in the history of mobile phone.
Resizable Widgets:- In Android widgets are resizable we can zoom we can also expand to show more content. It can support many different sizes. It is very flexible. Each mobile has different widget size.
Multi-touch and multitasking:-Android support the facility of multi-touch which is available in various handsets such as HTC Hero and with the multitasking facility in mobile user can use many tasks at the same time he can also use the multitasking facility one by one they can jump one task to the other task at the same time without any problem.
Supporting Multiple language & Wi-fi direction:- Android support many languages in single direction & bi-directional text we can use any language which was provided in setting and it is easy to use. It also supports the wifi technology by using high bandwidth peer-to-peer connection. It can easily locate the direction.