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Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Release Released Security Support
13 'Tiramisu' 5 months and 2 weeks ago
(15 Aug 2022)
Yes
12.1 'Snow Cone v2' (aka 12L) 10 months ago
(07 Mar 2022)
Yes
12 'Snow Cone' 1 year and 3 months ago
(04 Oct 2021)
Yes
11 'Red Velvet Cake' 2 years and 4 months ago
(08 Sep 2020)
Yes
10 'Queen Cake' 3 years and 4 months ago
(03 Sep 2019)
Yes
9 'Pie' 4 years and 5 months ago
(06 Aug 2018)
No
8.1 'Oreo' 5 years ago
(05 Dec 2017)
No
8.0 'Oreo' 5 years ago
(21 Aug 2017)
No
7 'Nougat' 6 years ago
(22 Aug 2016)
No
6 'Marshmallow' 7 years ago
(05 Oct 2015)
No
5 'Lollipop' 8 years ago
(12 Nov 2014)
No
4.4 'KitKat' 9 years ago
(31 Oct 2013)
No
4.1 'Jelly Bean' 10 years ago
(09 Jul 2012)
No
4 'Ice Cream Sandwich' 11 years ago
(18 Oct 2011)
No
3 'Honeycomb' 11 years ago
(22 Feb 2011)
No
2.3 'Gingerbread' 12 years ago
(06 Dec 2010)
No
2.2 'Froyo' 12 years ago
(20 May 2010)
No
2.0 'Eclair' 13 years ago
(26 Oct 2009)
No
1.6 'Donut' 13 years ago
(15 Sep 2009)
No
1.5 'Cupcake' 13 years ago
(27 Apr 2009)
No
1.1 'Petit Four' 13 years ago
(09 Feb 2009)
No
1.0 14 years ago
(23 Sep 2008)
No

Major versions of Android are released once a year now, prior to the launch of their Pixel phones. See Android OS Version History as well.

More information is available on the Android OS website.


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This page was last updated on 14 January 2023.