In July 2005,  Google obtained Android Inc. for in any event $ 50 million.  Its key workers, including Rubin, Miner and White, joined Google as a major aspect of the acquisition.  Not much was thought about the undercover Android at the time, with the organization of what was different than other programming of portable phones.  At Google, the group driven by Rubin built up a cell phone stage fueled by the Linux piece. Google advertised the stage to handset producers and transporters on the guarantee of giving an adaptable, upgradeable system.  Google had "arranged a progression of equipment and programming assignments and motioned to bearers that it was available to different degrees of cooperation." [Attribution needed] 
Hypothesis about Google's goal to enter the versatile correspondence showcase on December 2006.  An early model had a nearby likeness to a BlackBerry phone, with no touchscreen and a physical QWERTY console, yet the landing of 2007's Apple iPhone implied that Android "needed to return to the illustration board".   Google later changed its Android detail records to express that "Touchscreens will be upheld", in spite of the fact that "the Product was structured with the nearness of discrete physical catches as a presumption, henceforth a touchscreen can not be totally supper physical buttons"  By 2008, both Nokia and BlackBerry declared touch-based cell phones to equal the iPhone 3G, and Android's concentrate in the end changed to simply touchscreens.
HTC Dream or T-Mobile G1, the main monetarily discharged gadget running Android (2008).
On November 5, 2007, the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of innovation organizations including Google, gadget makers, for example, HTC, Motorola and Samsung, remote transporters, for example, Sprint and T-Mobile, and chipset creators, for example, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments, with an objective to build up "the primary genuinely open and far reaching stage for portable devices".    Within a year, the Open Handset Alliance confronts two other open source contenders, the Symbian Foundation and the LiMo Foundation, the last likewise building up a Linux-based versatile working framework like Google. In September 2007, InformationWeek secured an Evalueserve ponder announcing that Google had documented a few patent applications in the territory of versatile telephony.  
Since 2008, Android has seen several updates that have incrementally enhanced the working framework, including new highlights and settling bugs in past discharges. Each significant discharge is named in sequential order arranging after a pastry or sugary treat, with the initial couple of Android and are arranged "Cupcake", "Donut", "Eclair", and "Froyo", in a specific order. Amid its declaration of Android KitKat in 2013, Google clarified that "Since these gadgets make our lives so sweet, every Android adaptation is named after a pastry", in spite of the fact that a Google representative told CNN in a meeting that "It's sort or like an inward group thing, and we want to be a smith - in what manner should I say - somewhat uncertain in the issue, I'll say ". 
In 2010, Google propped its Nexus arrangement or gadgets, a lineup in which Google joined forces with various gadget makers to create new gadgets and present new Android renditions. The arrangement was depicted as having "assumed an essential job in Android's history by presenting new programming," no matter how you look at it "and known for its" swell free "programming with" convenient ... updates "  At its engineer gathering in May 2013, Google declared an exceptional adaptation of the Samsung Galaxy S4, where, rather than utilizing Samsung's very own Android customization, the telephone ran "stock Android" and was guaranteed to get new framework refreshes fast.  The gadget would turn into the beginning of the Google Play version program, and was trailed by different gadgets, including the HTC One Google Play edition,  and Moto G Google Play edition.  In 2015, Ars Technica that "Recently, the remainder of the Google Play release Android telephones in Google's online retail facade were recorded as" no longer accessible to be purchased "and that" Now they're gone, and it looks a mess like the program has wrapped up ".  
Eric Schmidt, Andy Rubin and Hugo Barra at 2012 Google's Nexus 7 tablet
From 2008 to 2013, Hugo Barra filled in as item representative, speaking to Android and Google I / O, Google's annual engineer centered gathering. He exited Google in August 2013 to join Chinese telephone producer Xiaomi.   Less than a half year sooner, Google's then-CEO Larry Page reported in a blog entry that Andy Rubin had moved from the Android division to Google, and that Sundar Pichai would turn into the new Android lead. ]  Pichai himself would inevitably switch positions, turning into the new CEO of Google in August 2015 after the organization's rebuild into the Alphabet conglomerate,   making Hiroshi Lockheimer the new head of Android.  
In June 2014, Google declared Android One, an arrangement of "equipment reference models" that would "permit [device makers] to effectively make excellent telephones at low costs",    ] In September, Google declared the primary arrangement or Android One telephones for discharge in India.   However, Recode in June 2015 that the undertaking was "a mistake", refering to "hesitant purchasers and assembling accomplices" and "failures to discharge from the pursuit that has never fully split hardware".  Plans to relaunch Android One surfaced in August 2015,  with Africa reported as next seven days later.
Google presented the Pixel and Pixel XL cell phones in October 2016, showcased similar to the principal telephones made by Google,   and only included certain product highlights, for example, the Google Assistant, before more extensive rollout. ]  The Pixel telephones supplanted the Nexus series,  with another age of Pixel telephones propelled in October 2017.