1. Android 1.0 :
Android 1.0 is the very first version of Android which was introduced by Google. It had some basic features including web browser support, camera support, Gmail counts, Google maps and Youtube application. Although it does not have the official version name like further introduces versions but unofficially it is called Apple Pie. The API level in Android 1.0 version is 1. It is not used anymore in the mobile devices. It was released on 23 September 2008.
2. Android 3.0 :
Android 3.0 is next version of Android after ‘Gingerbread’ which was introduced by Google. New user features like multi core support, better tablet support, updated 3D UI, media transport protocol, private browsing, HTTP live streaming and Google eBooks were introduced in this version. New developer features like contextual action bar, fragments first introduced, hardware-accelerated 2D graphics, renderscript 3D graphics engine, pluggable DRM framework, device administration, high performance Animation Framework, RTP streaming API, forced rendering of layers, high performance WIFI lock, ADTS AAC and FLAC audio and LRU cache were added in this version. Its version name is Honeycomb. The API level in Android 3.0 is 11. It was released on 22 February 2011.
Difference between Android 1.0 and Android 3.0 :
|S.No.||ANDROID 1.0||ANDROID 3.0|
|1.||It is the first version of Android.||It is the next version of Android after ‘Gingerbread’.|
|2.||It is predecessor to Android 1.1.||It is predecessor to Android 3.1.|
|3.||It was released on 23 September 2008.||It was released on 22 February 2011.|
|4.||The API level in Android 1.0 version is 1.||The API level in Android 3.0 version is 11.|
|5.||It did not have developer features.||Major developer features were added in this version.|
|6.||It does not have official version name.||It has official version name like its other previous versions.|
|7.||It has unofficial version name ‘Apple Pie’.||It has official version name ‘Honeycomb’.|
|8.||It did not have good quality user interface.||Update 3D UI was introduced in this version.|
|9.||It had limited basic features like google maps, gmail, web browser, camera and youtube.||It had all features of previous versions and some new user and developer features were added in this version.|
|10.||It had simple web browsing.||Private browsing was added in this version.|