The Android Story
Android is the operating system that powers more than one billion smartphones and tablets. Since these devices make our lives so sweet, each Android version is named after a dessert. Whether it's getting directions or even slicing virtual fruit, each Android release makes something new possible.
Android Lollipop 5.0
A sweet new take on Android
The smarts of Android on screens big and small
On more than your phone and tablet
Android powers your watch, your TV and even your car.
Android 4.4, KitKatSmart, simple, and truly yours. A more polished design, improved performance, and new features.
Android 4.1, Jelly BeanAndroid is fast and smooth with buttery graphics. With Google Now, you get just the right information at the right time.
And with more than 1 million apps on Google Play, and thousands of Android devices, you've got the freedom to do what you want on any device you choose.
Android 4.0, Ice Cream SandwichAndroid comes of age with a new, refined design. Simple, beautiful and beyond smart.
Android 3.0, HoneycombOptimized for tablets, this release opens up new horizons wherever you are.
Android 2.3, GingerbreadNew sensors make Android great for gaming - so you can touch, tap, tilt, and play away.
Android 2.2, FroyoVoice Typing lets you input text, and Voice Actions let you control your phone, just by speaking.
Android 2.0, EclairMake your home screen just how you want it. Arrange apps and widgets across multiple screens and in folders. Stunning live wallpapers respond to your touch.
Android 1.6, DonutThe world's information is at your fingertips – search the web, get driving directions... or just watch cat videos.