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=== Pie ===
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[[File:Android-P-Logo.png|thumb|Android with a Pie in his hand]]
Android 9, also called Android P, carries the name Pie, which is the name of different sweet dishes.
Android 9, also called Android P, carries the name Pie, which is the name of different sweet dishes.
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Revision as of 19:00, 6 August 2018

All android versions get, apart from their nummeric version number, a code-name, which is assigned by Google. Like the naming of Ubuntu versions (names of animals with an adjective[1]), Android version names are names of, mostly american, sweets, where the first letter is in alphabetical order.

The assignment of nummeric and textual version names are not always consistent. Android 4.0 and Android 4.1, for example, have different version names, but Android 5.0, 5.1 and 5.1.1 share the same version name.


chocolate Cupcake

The Android version 1.5 Cupcake is the first version, which got a name assigned, which is Cupcake. Cupcakes are muffin-like cakes, which mostly has a creamy hood.


Donut with chocolate glaze

Version 1.6 Donut got the name Donut.



Android-Version Eclair and 2.1 Eclair share the same name, Eclair. Eclairs are longly biscuits overdrawn with chocolate.


Frozen Yogurt, short Froyo

Frozen Yogurt is a ice-like dessert made with milk and yogurt and is also the name of the Android version 2.2 Froyo.


Google employees put up the mascot of Android 2.3 in front of the Googleplex.

The name of Android version 2.3 verweis=Gingerbread "Gingerbread" is Gingerbread, which are cake-like biscuits mostly eaten around christmas time.


The android version mostly made for tablets, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, is called Honeycomb. The bootanimation of this android version is also made like a honeycomb.

Ice Cream Sandwich

Icecream bewteen two biscuits, called an ice-cream-sandwhich

Android 4.0 is called after a sweet, which is made of delicious ice cream bewtween two biscuits: an Ice Cream Sandwhich.

Jelly Bean

Mostly sugar...

Jelly beans are colorful, mostly made out of sugar, sweets, which have a hard shell and are filled with jelly. The following android versions share this name:

  • 4.1
  • 4.2
  • 4.3


chocolate bar from Nestle

KitKat is a brand from Nestle, and is a chocolate bar filled with waffles. Android 4.4 is named after this sweet: 4.4 verweis=KitKat "KitKat".


Android with a lollipop as the logo of this version

Lollipops are sweets in different flavors on a stalk and is also the name of the following android versions:

  • 5.0
  • 5.1
  • 5.1.1


Bugdroid, holding an over-dimensional marshmallow in his hands

The android version 6.0, announced at 17th of august in 2015 is called after the sweet Marshmallow.


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Android with nougatkungen

Android 7, also called Android N, officialy got the name Nougat.


Android with an Oreo biscuit

Android 8, also called Android O, carries the name Oreo, which are two crispy chocolate cookies with a vanilla cream center.


Android with a Pie in his hand

Android 9, also called Android P, carries the name Pie, which is the name of different sweet dishes.