Android 1.1 Version was released on 9 Feb, 2009
#2. Android 1.5 Cupcake
Android 1.5 Cupcake was released on 30 April, 2009 Which was totally based on Linux kernel 2.6.27. Android 1.5 was the first release officially use a codename based on a “dessert item” which is known as Cupcake.
#3. Android 1.6 SDK – Donut
Android 1.6 Donut was released on Sep 15, 2009 Which was based on Linux kernel 2.6.29.
#4. Android 2.0 SDK – codenamed Eclair
Android 2.0 Codenamed Eclair was released on Oct 26, 2009 Which was based on Linux kernel 2.6.29.
#5. Android 2.2 Froyo
Android 2.2 Froyo was released on May 20, 2010 Which was based on Linux kernel 2.6.32
#6. Android 2.3/2.3.7 Gingerbread
Android 2.3 Gingerbread SDK was released on Dec 6,2010 Which was based on Linux kernel 2.6.35
#7. Android 3.0/3.2 Honeycomb
Android 3.0 Honeycomb was released on Feb 22, 2011 Which was based on Linux kernel 2.6.36. This first device using this version was Motorola Xoom tablet, was lunched on 24 Feb, 2011.
#8. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sanwich was released on Oct 19, 2011 Which was based on Linux kernel 3.0.1. Google’s Gabe Cohen Started this Android 4.0 Version with “theoretically compatible” which production on any Android 2.3.x device.
#9. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was announce on June 27, 2012 at the Google I/O conference by Google Which was based on Linux kernel 3.0.31. This Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was released to the Android Open Source Project on July 9, 2012. The first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device is Nexus 7 tablet which was released on July 13, 2012.
#10. Android 4.4 Kitkat
Android 4.4 Kitkat was announced on Sep 3, 2013 by Google. This Android 4.4 was optimised to run on a huge range of smartphone then oldest Android Version, Having 512 MB RAM
#11. Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop
Android 5.0 Lollipop was released on Nov 12, 2014.
#12. Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released on May 28, 2015 during Google I/O.
#13. Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.0 Nougat is the latest version of Android which will be release in the month of August or September 2016. If you really Want to know full details of Android Nougat then visit Wikipedia to know more about this version.
#14. Android 8.0 Oreo
On 21 August 2017, Google released the name of Android 8.0, is Oreo. (Latest Android).
We had already expected the name of Android O after watching Hiroshi Lockheimer (Sunder Pichai hand over Hiroshi Lockheimer as head of Android, Chrome OS & Chromecast) twitter profile, I got – he was indicating the name of Android 8 will be Oreo. You can see in below figure.
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