The world of Android


Android is most popular operating system for mobile now day’s. Android is basically developed in java language and founded by Android Inc. in Palo Alto, California in October 2003 by Rich Miner, Andy Rubin, Nick Sears & Chris White, which financially backed by Google and then bought it in 2005. It is basically based on Linux operating system and made for touch screen based smart mobile phones. The 1st Android based mobile phone was sold in October, 2008.


Android is one of the well known open sources and releases the code under the License named as apache. This open source permissive licensing and code permits the software to be freely customized & distributed by device manufacturers, enthusiast developers and wireless carriers.

There are so many versions of Android as follow:-

  • Android cupcake
  • Android donut
  • Android éclair
  • Android froyo
  • Android gingerbread
  • Android honeycomb
  • Android ice cream sandwich
  • Android jelly bean
  • Android kitkat

So let we start discuss about these all versions of Android from latest one:

Android KitKat

Android kitkat is the latest version of android operating system.  As we all know android’s all versions named on deserts name so this latest version named on famous chocolate kitkat. It launched on 3 September, 2013.



1.  Public API for developing and managing

2.  Text messaging clients

3.  Ability to specify a default SMS app


Android Jelly bean


Android Jelly bean released on 24 July, 2013 with various attractive features & a small bug fixing update was launched on 22 August 2013.



  1. Bluetooth low energy support.
  2. Bluetooth Video/audio Remote Control Profile 1.3 support.
  3. Open GL ES 3.0 support, permitting for better game graphics
  4. limited access mode for new user profiles
  5. File system write performance upgrading by running fstrim command while device is idle
  6. Improvements to Photo Sphere
  7. Dial pad auto-complete in the Phone app

Android ice cream sandwich

Ice cream

Ice Cream Sandwich is the Android codename based on dessert-themed for version 4.0 of Android mobile OS open source. Ice Cream sandwich released in October, 2011 as Google’s everywhere operating system for smart mobile phones, tablets & other mobile devices.

Android honeycomb

Honeycomb is Android’s 3.0 versions which entertain users with more attractive features.



  1. System Bar: it runs along with the bottom of the screen. It shows notifications, system information & navigational controls;
  2. Action Bar: it appears at the peak of the screen. Applications can modify the Action Bar for various uses, including navigation & widgets;
  3. A redesigned keyboard.
  4. Support for multi-core processors;
  5. Security improvements: such as encrypted storage & support for security code with multifaceted characters.


Android gingerbread

It released on 5 December 2010 with various features:


  1. Efficient user interface design with improved simplicity & speed
  2. Support for jumbo screen sizes & resolutions
  3. Quicker, more sensitive text input in virtual keyboard, with better accuracy, better optional text & voice input mode
  4. Improved copy-paste functionality, allowing clients to select a word by press-hold, copy, &paste

Android froyo



  1. Memory, Speed and performance optimizations.
  2. Additional apps speed enhancements, implemented through JIT compilation.
  3. Combination of Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine into the Browser app.
  4. Maintain for the Android Cloud to Device Messaging (C2DM) service, allowing push notifications.
  5. enhanced Microsoft Exchange support, as well as security policies, auto-discovery, calendar synchronization, GAL look-up & remote wipe
  6. better application launcher with shortcuts to Phone & Browser applications

Android éclair


Released on 26 October 2009 with features:


  1. Extended Account sync, enabling users to add many accounts to a device for synchronization of contacts and email.
  2. Microsoft switch email support, with shared inbox to browse email from many accounts in one page.
  3. Support Bluetooth 2.1.
  4. Capability to tap a Contacts photo & select to SMS, call, or email the person

Android donut


Released on 15, September 2009 with features:


  1. Text and voice entry search improved to include contacts, bookmark history,& the web.
  2. Capability for developers to contain their content in search results.
  3. Multi-lingual talking synthesis engine to permit any Android apps to speak a string of text.
  4. Easier searching & capability to view apps screenshots in Android Market

Android cupcake

Launch on 30, April 2009 with various features:cupcake

  1. Animated screen transitions.
  2. Auto-rotation option.
  3. New stock boot animation.
  4. Ability to upload videos to YouTube.
  5. Ability to upload photos to Picasa

LG is going to launch Galaxy Grand rival in India


LG has disclosed a 5.5 inch phablet G Pro Lite. LG G Pro Lite’s highlighting attribute is the Stylus Pen, which has own slot in the cell & stereo speakers.

The phablet will released this month in USA, followed by China, Russia, India & various markets in the Middle – East and Asia. It will race against the likes of Micromax Canvas 4, Samsung Galaxy Grand, & Sony Xperia C in the domestic smart-phone marketplace.

An LG G Pro Lite sport has a 5.5-inch qHD LCD display powered by 1 GHz dual-core processor. It possesses 1GB RAM together with 8GB of onboard storage & also a micro SD card slot. It has an 8 Mega Pixel back camera & a 1.3 Mega Pixel front facing camera.

The gadget runs on Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) and comes in the choices of single or dual-SIM. While the single-SIM choice has a standard home button, the dual-SIM modification has an enthusiastic hot key for managing SIMs. The handset has a 3,140 Mah battery backup & has connectivity options such as USB 2.0, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS, 4G, 3G, & Wi-Fi Direct. It is of 9.4mm in thickness & weights about 161 gram.

This phablet has a number of pre-loaded apps which have been a component of the company’s flagship Optimus G Pro, & the latest G2. These take in the likes of KnockOn, Pause & Resume Recording, QuickMemo and QTranslator, QSlide. LG has not declared the device’s cost so far. The mobile will be offered in black & white color choices.

Samsung Galaxy Star Pro


Korean mobile phone company SAMSUNG is going to launch a budget smart phone named, “Samsung Galaxy Star pro”.  It is a very good looking phone with smarts features.  Its cost is not yet declared but it is assume that its price is approximately 6900 INR.  This mobile phone now available on various e-commerce website, and you can book your order there for buy it.

Some features of “Samsung Galaxy Star pro” are:-

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
  • 4-inch WVGA  display
  • 1GHz Cortex-A5 processor
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 4GB of inbuilt storage
  • 2-megapixel rear camera
  • 121 grams weight
  • Wi-Fi
  •  Bluetooth
  • EDGE, Micro-USB

It also contains some advanced preloaded applications like Whatsup, Samsung Apps, Chat ON, mfluent IM & ActiveSync. The “Samsung Galaxy Star Pro” has not been announced on Samsung’s official website in India, yet.

Recently, Samsung introduced a new smart phone named “Galaxy trend”, for the Indian market. The smart phone has been listed on the Samsung’s official website in India online store for Rs. 8,700.

For buy “Samsung Galaxy Star pro” you may visit HomeShop18 website.