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How to Check Specifications and Android OS Version on HP

How to Check Android Specifications and Version

Checking the specifications and versions of the Android OS on your cellphone regularly is certainly very important for you to do. The reason is, from year to year the Android OS version is always increasing which can affect the features and security level of the cellphone.

Apart from security, features and app compatibility are also limited, which means that some apps may not work on older versions of Android. So, if your cellphone is still using the old Android version then of course you have to upgrade.

What is Android?

Android is an operating system developed by Google specifically for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android was first launched in 2007 and continues to experience updates to this day.

This operating system update is intended so that users can enjoy the latest better features. Interestingly, because every update of the Android operating system is given the name of a dessert. I don’t know what the reason is, but it could be aimed at giving attraction.

Here is a list of Android versions you need to know:

  • Cupcakes (1.5)
  • Donuts (1.6)
  • Eclair (2.0)
  • Froyo (2.2)
  • Gingerbread (2.3)
  • Honeycomb (3.0)
  • Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0)
  • Jelly Beans (4.1)
  • KitKat (4.4)
  • Lollipops (5.0)
  • Marshmallows (6.0)
  • Nougat (7.0)
  • Oreos (8.0)
  • Pies (9.0)
  • Queen Cake (10)
  • Red Velvet Cake (11)
  • Snow Cones (12)

How to Check Android Specifications

To find out the specifications on an Android cellphone in detail is actually quite easy, you only need an application called CPU-Z. The application provides a feature that allows you to see the complete specifications.

As for the method, please download the CPU-Z application on the Play Store. After it is installed, just open the application, then you will see a list of HP specifications that you have related SoC (System of Chips), Device, System, Battery until Sensor.

Check Android Specifications in the CPU-Z Application

How to Check Android Version

In addition to the importance of checking Android specifications, you also have to know what type of Android version you have. The goal, so that you can find out whether the version of Android you are using is still suitable for use or not.

Why is it worth it or not? Because as the admin explained above that the old version of Android will lag behind in terms of features, security and compatibility with applications.

Well, as for how to check the Android version, you can do it through the following steps:

  • Open menu Arrangementthen scroll down until you find About Phone.
  • Then, select menu Software information.
  • After opening, you will see a list that is available Android Version that you use.
  • Try pressing a few times on the menu, then you will see an image of the Android version.
Check Android Version in Settings

How? It’s not very easy, how to check the specifications and version of Android on a cellphone. So you won’t be left behind with the latest Android OS update that brings interesting features.