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This is first version as operating system and released on April 30, 2009.


  • In this version onscreen soft keyboard introduced with auto-rotation option
  • Supports both land and porttaint modes
  • Dictionary with custom words
  • Copy and Paste feature added in the web browser.
  • Introduced on screen widgets like analog clock, calendar,music player,and search option etc.


This version released on September 15, 2009.


  • Introduced quick search
  • Virtual Private Network settings, user can add his/her vpn settings in control panel.
  • Voice search and Search box were added.
  • Battery usage indicator introduced like for which application how battry in consuming
  • Faster OS boot times and fast web browsing experience.
  • Google play store updates like catogiries in google play like games,apps
  • Getsures for storing, loading,volume controls.


This version released on October 26, 2009.


  • This version Bluetooth 2.1
  • Typing speed is Improved with  virtual keyboard,  with  dictionary option
  • Introduced adding events in calendar also invite some one for your event as well.
  • From this version onwards only we can build dynamic applications.
  • Suppoting zoom option in browser
  • no Adobe flash media support.


This version is realsed on Released on  May 20, 2010.


  • It is Support  Adobe Flash
  • Multi touch event getures are introduced.
  • From this version on words we can set mode like night/day mode so that we can save some battery life.
  • Device policy manager feature in updated like password & security etc.
  • Data backup application is also introduced.
  • Crash reporting to developer  paly stotre account
  • Hotspot also introduced.
  • Improved Application launcher with better browser
  • No internet calling.


This version is released on  December 6, 2010.


  • User Interface is updated with high efficiency and speed
  • Internet calling is introduced
  • One touch word selection and copy/paste.
  • Supports third party keyboards as well
  • 3d motion sensors are updated
  • Data encoding and decoding introduced
  • Not supports multi-core processors.


This version released on February 22, 2011.


  • Its Supporing  multi-core processors
  • It is suitable for tablets with high reach user interface
  • Action bar also introduced.
  • http live streaming introdiced


This version released on  November 14, 2011.


  • Home Screen folder and favorites grouping
  • Introduced Virtual button in the UI.
  • User can adjust the sizes of widgets
  • With swipe user can clear browsers tabs, notifications, older tasks
  • Screen shot sharing
  • Android beam app for data sharing.


This version released on June 27, 2012.

  • Autocomplete option for dial pad
  • Smoother user interface is updated
  • Multi language support is introduced
  • Location accuracy updated .


This version released on Sep 30, 2013.


  • Battery management option introduced.
  • “OK google” voice commonds improved.
  • Cloud storage optionintroduced.
  • Cloud printer introduced.
  • Multi tasking introduced like Responds faster, touch is more accurate so that multiple things can also be done at a time like browsing the web, listening to music,


This version released on Oct 15, 2014.


  • From this version android is 64-bit system architecture
  • From this version apps can support tv, watches and cars
  • More security is introduced.
  • You can create your rules in your device like settings quick menu customization.


This version released on May 28, 2015.


  • Design and visual changes
  • “Google now tap on” this the most and important feature in android easy to search option in google
  • “Ok  Google” option on home screen.
  • File explorer option for moving files from one location to other .
  • Batter indicator on status bar
  • Security: App level permisions


This version released on June 30, 2016.


  • Battery Power Optimization:

From android 7.0 onwords battery life is improved, when mobile is ideal battery is aslo used in very very rare percentage.

  • Better Notification Control: 

some applications are regularly sending notifactions to users like shoppingkart,banking for those notifications performance increased. Easy to integrate using firebase notification.

  • Data Saver

From this version onwards device wont consume more data for background process. So our data could be safe.

  • Arrange Quick Settings Menu :

Here we can customize quick settings menu which are using regularly.

  • Enable Power Notifications: 

If any unraed notifcations it wont consume data upto device unlock.

  • Copy-Paste in a Jiffy in Split Screen :

Her we can split our screen into 2 parts of multi tasking that could be in either horizontal or vertical.

  • Change the Display Size:

Display sizes like font iamge sizes we can adjust.

  • App Shortcuts :

We can create shortcuts for apps on main screen.

  • Pin Apps to Share Menu:

Here its very easy to share app and content others.

  • Enhanced File Explorer:

It should displays the explore of all files into based on format like size, space etc.

  • Mono Audio Playback :

This is the good news for who are single music with single jack it can support without disturbance.

  • Emergency Info :

Even if phone is in locked also here can work emergency features like Road block on GPS, battery low etc.

  • View Shortcuts with a Physical Keyboard :

This are the key board shortcuts for tab users who are using physical keyboards..

  • Bonus Feature: Night Mode: brightness of the screen based on the day & night automatically adjusted.

By Rajashekar

I’m (Rajashekar) a core Android developer with complimenting skills as a web developer from India. I cherish taking up complex problems and turning them into beautiful interfaces. My love for decrypting the logic and structure of coding keeps me pushing towards writing elegant and proficient code, whether it is Android, PHP, Flutter or any other platforms. You would find me involved in cuisines, reading, travelling during my leisure hours.

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