As everyone is well aware, until now, versions of Android are named with various sweets. Moreover, the names themselves follow alphabetical order. True, the dessert names were kept only for the internal names of the versions of the green robot, while consumers receive new versions of the operating system with serial numbers: Android 10, Android 11, Android 12, Android 13 and so on. What candy will Android 14 be after?
Google has revealed that the official codename for the fourteenth iteration of the green robot is Upside Down Cake. It will be available in 2023. This name can already be found in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code. Recall that Android 13 code is Tiramisu inside Google and Android 12 is Snow Cone.
Google revealed the first details about Android 14
It’s still too early to talk about what Android 14 OS will be, but it’s clear that Google has already begun work on it. Now the company is finalizing the final preparations before the announcement of Android 13, which will take place in May at the Google I/O conference. Almost immediately, the company will have to release the first preview, which owners of devices included in the beta testing program can try out. A stable build should appear in the fall or at the earliest in August.
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According to recent data, the Android operating system continues to lose its market share. This is a clear evidence that iPhones are becoming more desirable than Android smartphones. The share of the latter has been falling for five years
According to StockApps, Android currently holds 69.74% of the smartphone market compared to 25.49% for iOS. That is, Android unconditionally dominates, but the nuance is that over the past five years, its share has declined significantly.
More precisely, in 2018 it accounted for 77.32% of the market against 19.4% for iOS. And this means that Apple has done an excellent job; having managed to win back a significant number of users from the main competitor. At the same time, in November last year, that is, shortly after the launch of the iPhone 13 line; which turned out to be very popular, the share of iOS reached 30%.
In general, judging by the graph, the trend continues, so it is likely that the share of Android will continue to fall, and iOS will continue to strengthen its position, although this process, of course, cannot last forever.