Android 10 Launched by Google: From Astroid to Pie, Check Names of All Versions of the Most Used Mobile Operating System
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California, August 22: Search giant Google announced the latest Android  version and the name of the latest Android version is Android 10, as officially announced by the Alphabet owned company. The Android 10 differs from the its predecessors as the previous versions of the Android had names. From the first version of Asteriod to the most popular Jelly Bean, Lollipop and Android 9 update "Pie", Android has come a long way and seen rapid evolution in 11 years of its existence. Google Officially Names Android Q as Android 10; Ditches Long Used Dessert-Based Naming.

The latest version of Android is expected to pack a punch as Google looks to break new ground with its latest OS offering. However, another feature of Android is the names it grants to the latest versions of the system. Google Releases Android Q Final Beta Ahead of Official Launch: Report.

Check the Names of the Operating Systems and Release Dates in the Table Below

Name Version Release Date
Astroid 1.0 September 23, 2008
Petit Four 1.1 February 9, 2009
Cupcake 1.5 April 27, 2009
Donut 1.6 September 15, 2009
Éclair 2.0-2.1 October 26, 2009
Froyo 2.2 May 20, 2010
Gingerbread 2.3 -2.3.7 December 6, 2010
Honeycomb 3.0 – 3.2.6 February 22, 2011
Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0-4.0.4 October 18, 2011
Jelly Bean 4.1 – 4.3.1 July 9, 2012
KitKat 4.4 -4.4.4 October 31, 2013
Lollipop 5.0 – 5.1.1 November 12, 2014
Marshmallow 6.0- 6.0.1 October 5, 2015
Nougat 7.0-7.1.2 August 22, 2016
Oreo 8.0-8.1 August 21, 2017
Pie 9.0 August 6, 2018
Q 10.0

It is speculated that the Android 10 could be released to the public by next few weeks, probably towards the end of this month. There has been mixed reaction so far about Android's latest update to its OS.

On one hand, users are happy to find that Android 10 will have a number, as its simpler. However, fans of Android are also missing the quirky names that Android lent to its various versions. It remains to be seen how the customers react to the latest version of Android.