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Android Platform Versions,Feature










Android Platform Versions

                    Platform                              Codename         API Level
Android 1.5Cupcake 3
Android 1.6Donut 4
Android 2.1Eclair 7
Android 2.2Froyo 8
Android 2.3 - 2.3.2Gingerbread 9
Android 2.3.3 - 2.3.4 10
Android 3.0 Honeycomb 11
Android 3.112
Android 3.213    
Android 4.0                                         Icecream Sandwich               14

Android Feature

As Android is open source and freely available to manufacturers for customization, there are no fixed hardware and software configurations. However, Android itself supports the following features:

Storage Uses SQLite, a lightweight relational database, for data storage.

Connectivity Supports GSM/EDGE, IDEN, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS,Bluetooth (includes A2DP and AVRCP), WiFi, LTE, and WiMAX. Chapter 8 discusses networking in more detail.

Messaging Supports both SMS and MMS. 

Web browser Based on the open-source WebKit, together with Chromes V8 JavaScript engine

Media support Includes support for the following media: H.263, H.264 (in 3GP or MP4 container), MPEG-4 SP, AMR, AMR-WB (in 3GP container), AAC, HE-AAC (in MP4 or 3GP container), MP3, MIDI, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, JPEG, PNG, GIF, and BMP

Hardware support Accelerometer Sensor, Camera, Digital Compass, Proximity Sensor, and GPS

Multi-touch Supports multi-touch screens

Multi-tasking Supports multi-tasking applications

Flash support Android 2.3 supports Flash 10.1.

Tethering Supports sharing of Internet connections as a wired/wireless hotspot

Beginning Android Application Development Ebook

http://androidcontrol.blogspot.com/2011/10/beginning-android-application.html