Android is the most popular operating system for smartphones nowadays. Apart from the smartphone, Android is popular for tablets, smart TVs and even for the smartwatches. Android was born on 5th November 2007. Android is an open source OS written in Linux, developed by Android Inc. which was later bought by Google.
In 9 years of their journey, Android has grown better and better to grasp the position of the “Most Superior Mobile Operation System” ever. The first Android-based smartphone was T-Mobile G1 which was announced in 2008. Google keep updating its operating system to make it most advanced and user-friendly.
Google announced two Pre-commercial Android OS version named Android Alpha and Beta. And, with the release of 3rd Android version, Google has started a specific codename for their every new release which are chosen alphabetically and after desserts.
Android is now more than nine years old, and in that time Android has evolved from a scrappy startup to a place of dominance over the smartphone aspect. The latest operating system version update we have got from the Google is Android Nougat.
We have come up with this infographic to show the history of the Android from the birth to till now. We have included all the important milestones and release of the Android here to know how we got to where we are.
Keval Padia is a Founder & CEO at Nimblechapps, a fast-growing Android app development company and iOS app development company. The current innovation and updates of the field lures him to express his views and thoughts on certain topics.