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
|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|
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.