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N for Nougat, Google reveals the nickname for Android’s latest version

Written by Saad Mughal ·  34 sec read >

Google had a lot of funky ideas with naming the latest version of Android. It eventually came down to giving the people the choice to suggest the name. Today, it has finally been decided that Android N will be named Nougat! As per tradition, Google has used a sweet as the name for its latest platform.

Nougat is a sugary treat that is filled with honey. The dish includes roasted nuts and sometimes even fruits. More importantly, how do you pronounce it?! Well, according to Wiktionary, you pronounce it NOO-gut.

Here is the official announcement made by Android on Twitter:

A list of the names Google has used for Android ever since its inception:

  • Android 1.5: Cupcake
  • Android 1.6: Donut
  • Android 2.0: Eclair
  • Android 2.2: Froyo
  • Android 2.3: Gingerbread
  • Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Android 4.1 – 4.3: Jelly Bean
  • Android 4.4: Kitkat
  • Android 5.0: Lollipop
  • Android 6.0: Marshmallow
  • Android ?.? (Expected to be 7.0): Nougat
Written by Saad Mughal
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