April 16, 2024

After a complete lot of ready, Android 15 Developer Preview 1 is lastly out for Google Pixel gadgets. So, for those who personal a Pixel gadget, you’ll be able to set up it proper now. We put in it on the Pixel 7 Professional that we had on the Beebom workplace, permitting us to lastly verify the Android 15 codename as “Vanilla Ice Cream”. Talks of this codename have been making rounds of the web since final yr itself. However, that is as concrete and official because it will get.

On its developer web site, Google has posted a screenshot of Android Gradle plugin code which confirms the Android 15 codename.

Android 15 Codename Confirmed by Google
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Google has, as soon as once more, been loyal to its dessert-themed “code” naming of its newest Android variations. For these unaware, the Android 14 codename was “Upside Down Cake.” In the meantime, Android 13 got here with the codename of “Tiramisu”.

Android 15 DP1 Releasing tomorrow
Picture Courtesy: Mohit Singh/Beebom

Nonetheless, it was not at all times mere codenames, and Google really connected the dessert identify to its Android model numbers as effectively. For instance, Android 8 was formally referred to as Oreo, whereas Android 9, Pie. With Android 10, Google formally ditched the dessert-themed naming, calling it simply “Q”. Nonetheless, internally, Android 10 was being referred to as “Quince Tart” by Google. Ever since these Android monikers have simply become inner codenames.

As for the Android 15 options, we already ready a wishlist for a similar you can take a look at. Nonetheless, that is only a chapter, so far as DP 1 goes. Going by the standard historical past of Android OS releases, you’ll be able to anticipate to see DP 2, adopted by two Beta releases and two Platform Stability releases, resulting in the ultimate secure launch.

What do you consider the brand new Android 15 codename? Additionally, ought to Google convey again its quirky, mouth-watering dessert-themed naming again, formally? Tell us within the feedback down under!

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