Android Bundle Collection From Old Version Up To Now
Android operating system becomes the main choice of various smartphone vendors such as Samsung, ASUS, or Sony. No wonder it sees excellent performance with a variety of advanced features that make it easier for users when using a smartphone. Plus most people have entered into the Google ecosystem by using services like GMail or Maps.
Android when it has entered version 8.0 so there are many variants of the level of Android releases although most are not supported and no one uses it again. However, do you know from the beginning what are the levels of Android?
Well, this time Chromplex will give you brief information about every level of major Android releases that have been there so far.
Android 1.5 Cupcake
In 2009, Android 1.5 Cupcake was the first commercially launched version and was also first named after the cake. This version of Android is just beginning to add features that are commonly found today such as Widgets, Auto Rotate, and third-party virtual keyboard support. In this stage can be said that Google is still trying to include the basic features.
Android 1.6 Donut
Android Donut with version number 1.6 gives a little update from Cupcake version. In the Android Donut operating system, the smartphone gets some additional features such as CDMA support, text to voice engine, and battery usage indicators. The version number is not much different than before making Android Donut more to the mini update only.
Android 2.0 Éclair
Android 2.0 Eclair brings considerable changes compared to early versions of Android. In this update Google provides support and new features that serve to facilitate the users. Android Éclair gets some new features primarily in camera apps by adding flash support, focus, to color effects. In this version Google also added a pretty cool Live Wallpaper at the beginning of its appearance.
Android 2.2 Froyo
The existence of the Android operating system began to be widely known in Indonesia when Android 2.2 Froyo marketed with smartphones from major vendors such as Samsung. In this version of Android experience a significant performance optimization and coupled with USB Thetering support, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and push notification is very useful to date. In addition to this version you can move the app to external storage if possible.
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Android 2.3 Gingerbread which slid in December 2010 makes Google's operating system is increasingly popular including in Indonesia. Gingerbread version provides enhancements in various sides such as optimization, ease, and power efficiency. In this version of Android 2.3 also provides support for Near Field Communication (NFC) which in the current era is very used especially for payment systems.
Android 3.0 Honeycomb
The presence of Android 3.0 Honeycomb may not be too much remembered by smartphone users because this one operating system is devoted to tablet devices. However, in this Honeycomb are some useful features that still survive today such as System Bar, support multi-core processors, up to customizable Home screens. Android 3.0 Honeycomb at the launch looks very futuristic and attracts a lot of attention.
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich can be regarded as a major overhaul of Google's operating system. This is reflected in Google's desire to unify smartphone and tablet devices and add a more minimalist interface. One of the interesting new features in this version of Android is Android Beam which allows fast data transfer using NFC.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean release in July 2013 by following the Ice Cream Sandwich trail and adding improved performance from existing ones. This time Google is more focused on improving the performance and security offered on the Android system. Most of the improvements in this version of Android happen on the Android system itself. But there is one feature that really needs to know, namely support 4K UHD resolution that has started commonly found today.
Android 4.4 KitKat
One more very popular operating system is used, even until 2016 and there are still smartphones that slide using Android 4.4 KitKat. This time Google is still focused on improving user experience and performance, especially on lower class devices. Android 4.4 KitKat provides a minimum limit of RAM available for Android of 512 MB so that devices that have RAM below it are classified as low RAM devices.
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.0 Lollipop which was launched in June 2014 is the first time carrying the material design is still a trend to date. However, not a few users who do not like the design like this because they consider it enough to split. In addition, there are other features that deserve to be known such as the ability to access notifications from lockscreen.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
The presence of Android 6.0 Marshmallow for smart devices further reinforces what has been done by Google for this through Android Lollipop. Through this new operating system, Google brings powerful, advanced features like the Doze mode that keeps the battery last longer, supports finger scan sensors, USB Type-C support, up to multi-window experiments. Equally important is the ability to adopt external storage like internal.
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.0 Nougat is the latest version when this article was revealed. In this operating system Google is still further to provide an increase to the experience of use for easier. The multi-window support feature is a major concern of Android Nougat so users can use multiple applications simultaneously. There is also a feature that makes operating system updates more smoothly and do not feel saa device is not in use.
Android 8.0 (Oreo?)
Android 8.0 so far is still rumored to be bearing the name of Android Oreo. Google itself is just starting to give the Android 8.0 Developer Preview version to the developers to be able to taste the operating system that will be the upcoming release.
Such is the level of Android that has been released by Google so far for smart devices that replace the existence of mobile phones in the digital era now. Well what Android operating system are you currently using?