Android versions

Google’s Android division certainly has a sense of humor as it named all their version codenames after desserts. So what are the different versions of Android OS, and the desserts associated with them?

  • Noname 1.1 version
    There appears to be no codename assigned to Version 1.1 of Android OS. An update of Android, version 1.1, was released in February 2009.
  • Android 1.5, a.k.a. Cupcake
    The first significant version of Android OS that really showcased the power of the platform is V1.5, codename “Cupcake”.
  • Android 1.6, a.k.a. Donut
    Android V1.6, codename Donut, was released in September 2009.
  • Android 2.0 / 2.1, a.k.a. Eclair
    Android V2.0 was released in October 2009, with a bugfix version 2.0.1 in December 2009. Android V2.1 was released January of 2010.
  • Android 2.2, a.k.a. Froyo
    Android V2.2 was released in June 2010.
  • Android 2.3, a.k.a. Gingerbread
    Android V2.3 was released in October 2010.
  • Android 2.4/3.0, a.k.a. Honeycomb
    Is not out yet

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