Android is a Linux based cell phone working framework created by the Open Handset Alliance driven by Google. Android is principally utilized in Smartphone and tablet PCs. Android is open source i.e. its highlights can be stretched out to consolidate new advances as they develop.
Android, Inc. was established by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sear and Chris White in Palo Alto, California. On August 17, 2005 Google procured Android Inc. making it an auxiliary of Google Inc.
On November 5, 2007, the Open Handset Alliance freely reported their first item, Android, a cell phone stage based on Linux portion variant 2.6.
Android gives an expansive range of uses and administrations to its client. Clients can completely tweak their cell phones to their interests. The primary Mobile telephone that has utilized Android was the HTC Dream, discharge on 22 October 2008.
Here are a few highlights of the Android Operating System.
Design: The format is for the most part in light of VGA, 2D illustrations library and 3D designs library in view of OpenGL ES 2.0.
Capacity: For information stockpiling SQLite is utilized.
Availability: Android bolsters GSM/EDGE, IDEN, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS, Bluetooth, WI-Fi, LTE, NFC & WiMAX network advances.
Multi-Lingual Support: It bolsters different dialects.
Informing: Android bolsters SMS and MMS including strung content informing and Cloud to Device Messaging (C2DM).
Java Support: Most of the applications are composed in Java yet they keep running on Dalvik, a particular virtual machine outlined particularly for Android.
Media Support: Android underpins WebM, H.263, H.264, MPEG-4 SP, AMR, AMR-WB, AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MIDI, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP and WebP media positions.
Equipment Support: It can bolster a wide assortment of durable goods including video/still cameras, touchscreens, GPS, accelerometers, whirligigs, indicators, magnetometers, devoted gaming controls, closeness and weight sensors, thermometers, quickened 2D bit blits and quickened 3D illustrations.
Performing multiple tasks: Android bolsters performing various tasks.
1Multi-contact: It bolsters multi-contact locally, however already it was crippled at the portion level. A refresh was discharged by Google which empowers multi-contact locally.
Outer Support: Now the lion’s share of Android gadgets bolster microSD space and can read microSD card organized with FAT32, Ext3fs or Ext4fs record framework.
There are a large number of utilizations accessible for Android which can be downloaded from Google Play, in the past Android Market. The most recent form that is accessible to telephones is Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich.
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