|Android 1.6 Donut||This version comes in all shapes and sizes. It allows Android to run on a variety of screen resolutions and aspect ratios. |
It has a quick search box that searches the result from the web, from your phone's local content all at once from a single box on the home screen.
|Android 2.1 Eclair||This version provides Google map navigation. For example, in car navigation system, a forward looking 3D view, voice guidance and traffic information all for free. |
It provides customized ring tones, wallpapers and ability to arrange apps (applications) and widgets across multiple screens and in folders. The 'Speech-to-text' is introduced in this version where your spoken words appear straight on your screen.
|Android 2.2 Froyo||This version provides voice capabilities which let you perform key functions on your phone like searching, getting directions, making notes, setting alarms and more with just the sound of your voice.|
It provides portable Wi-Fi hotspot into your phone where you could stay connected even when on the go.
|Android 2.3 Gingerbread||This version provides gaming APIs. It builds rich, graphics-intensive 3D games. This version introduces NFC (Near Field Communication) which supports to transmit the information between devices just by bringing them close together. |
This version displays how much battery of your device has been consumed, allows you to adjust the screen brightness, find out the active applications.
|Android 3.0 Honeycomb||This version introduces tablet-friendly design with a larger layout pattern. It enhances the experience of reading books, watching videos, exploring maps and more. |
It provides a new system bar which is enabled on-screen navigation that controls your Android device. This version gives rights to the user to access essential information easily like time, date, battery life and connection status of your device all in one place.
|Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich||This version provides Widgets which embed live app content directly on your home screen that becomes more flexible to customize the home screen.|
It manages the network data usage. It tracks how much data you used, set warning levels and hard limits and disable your service if you reach the limit.
|Android 4.1 Jelly Bean||This version provides actionable notifications which take action directly from the notification. |
It enables multiple users on one device. It provides an account switching feature where each account has its own customized space from the home screen to wallpaper, widgets and apps, so user can share a device and not his/her information.
|Android 4.4 KitKat||This version helps to get the things done without touching the mobile screen, just with the sound of your voice – just say “OK Google” to launch voice search, send a text, get directions or even play a song.|
It has immersive design which hides everything except what you really want to see.
|Android 5.0 Lollipop||This version has a bold visual style and the fluid tactile response of Material Design. It makes easier to navigate your device which is based on the shadows and motion. |
Using this version, user can move from phone to tablet. It works on all devices, you can pick up where you left off with the songs, apps, photos and even recent searches.
|Android 6.0 Marshmallow||This version is the latest android version, which provides last longer battery life and new permissions that give you more control.|