Google is preparing for Google I/O 2022

Google summarizes the history of Android in a video of just over a minute.

A few days before the opening of the Google I/O 2022, Google has already started to heat up the atmosphere through videos, images, mini-games and other teasers with which to publicize the celebration of its event to the most important developers. of the year.

On this occasion, Google wanted to return to the history of Android, the most widely used mobile operating system in the world, with a video that summarizes in just over a minute the 14 years of existence of the platform. .

Android on a Google Pixel smartphone / Image: Christian Collado

The 14-year history of Android, in 1 minute of video

The video begins with the introduction of the Android operating system by Sergei Brin, one of the founders of Google along with Larry Page. From there, some of the major milestones reached by the operating system are reviewed, such as the arrival of the first 100 million devices in the world in 2011, or the introduction of Material Design in 2014 with Android 5 Lollipop.

Coming to the present, in 2017, the Android team proudly announced that it had reached 2 billion active devices, and just two years later it reached 2.5 billion. Finally, in 2021, the barrier of 3 billion active devices was crossed, shortly before presenting to the world the enormous evolution that Android 12 implied.

In this year’s edition, Google will show the most important news of Android 13, and among other things, it will probably take the opportunity to highlight the new figures obtained by the operating system.

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