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Android’s evolution through the years

Now that we’ve had our first hands-on with Google’s Android P beta let’s take a look back at how Google’s Android has evolved over the years. You may not believe it, looking at the size of your scroll indicator, but we did our best to make this brief!

Introduction to Android

Android is based on a modified Linux kernel which was initially developed by Android Inc., a company co-founded by Andy Rubin in October 2003, and purchased by Google in 2005 for circa $50 million.

Google released its Beta mobile phone operating system, Android, on the 5 November 2007, the same year Apple…