Android Donut

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Android Donut
A version of the Android operating system
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Android 1.6 on the Android SDK.png
Android Donut running on a handset emulator
Developer Google
Initial release September 15, 2009; 7 years ago (2009-09-15)
Preceded by Android 1.5 "Cupcake"
Succeeded by Android 2.0 "Eclair"
Official website
Support status

Android 1.6 "Donut" is a version of the open source Android mobile operating system developed by Google, that is no longer supported. Among the more prominent features introduced with this update were added support for CDMA smartphones, additional screen sizes, a battery usage indicator, and a text-to-speech engine.[1]

After the public release of Donut—its official dessert-themed code name the convention employed by Google to designate major Android versions—carriers were quick to follow with its roll out to customers in the form of an over-the-air (OTA) update for compatible smartphones.


  1. ^ "Android 1.6 Platform Highlights". Android. Retrieved 5 September 2016. 
Preceded by
Android 1.5
Android 1.6
Succeeded by
Android 2.0