Android versions up to Android 10 got, additionally to their nummeric version number, a code-name, which was assigned by Google. Like the naming of Ubuntu versions (names of animals with an adjective), Android version names were names of, mostly american, sweets, where the first letter was in alphabetical order.
The assignment of numeric 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.
The Android version1.5 Cupcake is the first version, which got a name assigned, which is Cupcake. Cupcakes are muffin-like cakes, which mostly has a creamy hood.
Version1.6 Donut was given the name Donut.
Android-Version2 Eclair and 2.1 Eclair share the same name, Eclair. Eclairs are longly biscuits overdrawn with chocolate.
Frozen Yogurt is a ice-like dessert made with milk and yogurt and is also the name of the Android version2.2 Froyo.
The android version mostly made for tablets, Android3.0 Honeycomb, is called Honeycomb. The bootanimation of this android version is also made like a honeycomb.
Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.0 is called after a sweet, which is made of delicious ice cream bewtween two biscuits: an Ice Cream Sandwhich.
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:
Lollipops are sweets in different flavors on a stalk and is also the name of the following android versions:
The android version 6.0, announced at 17th of august in 2015 is called after the sweet Marshmallow.
Android 7, also called Android N, officialy got the name Nougat.
Android 8, also called Android O, carries the name Oreo, which are two crispy chocolate cookies with a vanilla cream center.
Android 9, also called Android Pie, carries the name Pie, which is the name of different sweet dishes.
The version9 was the last Android version which got a codename assigned.
Google announced that a new Android Version will be officially known as Android 10.
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