Android

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Product description

Automate product release and end-of-life managementAndroid is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android is developed by a consortium of developers known as the Open Handset Alliance and commercially sponsored by Google.
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Figure: Release, patch and end-of-life cycle of product Android (Google)
 

Release strategy

Major versions of Android are released once a year now, prior to the launch of their Pixel phones.

Properties

Product
Android
Vendor
Google
Latest version
12
Licence MIT
Apache License 2.0 for userspace software and GNU GPL v2 for the Linux kernel modifications
Last verification date
2022-05-13
 

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