Android 2.2 (Froyo) vs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) | Froyo vs Ice Cream Sandwich | Android 2.2 vs Android 4.0 | Android 2.2 vs 4.0 Features and Performance
Froyo is the code name for version 2.2 of the Android mobile paltform, and Ice Cream Sandwich is the upcoming version.
Google Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich is in the news since January 2011 and Google has finally announced it officially at the Google I/O 2011 Keynote on 10 May 2011. Ice Cream Sandwich is the code name for the newest version of the Android platform that will be launched in Q4 2011. Android Ice Cream Sandwich will be a major release which will be compatible with all Android devices and an open source operating system. It will be an universal operating system like Apple’s iOS. Ice Cream Sandwich is a hybrid of Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0)
Ice Cream Sandwich is a combo of Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the tablet optimized operating system and Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the smart phone operating system. It will be a universal operating system so that it can run on all Android devices. Even it will be compatible with older devices and can run on single core as well as multi core devices. Google calls it as “One OS that runs everywhere.” It is like a fluid; adapt to the form factor of the device it’s running on.
The new features of Ice Cream sandwich include but not limited to a state of the art UI, advanced app framework, face tracking and camera enhancements like focus shifting based on voice recognition, panoramic camera, etc.
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