what is android?

Android?(what is android, history of android )

Android is an operating system (OS) for mobiles, developed by Google. Android is totally based on the Linux kernel (an open-source operating system modelled on UNIX). Designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android is the operating system that powers more than one billion smartphones and tablets. Android developers are “Google” and “Open Handset Alliance”. It’s written in C (core), C++ and java (UI). Currently, it’s used by millions of peoples in their phones, tablets, watch, TV, camera etc. Android was released on 23rd September 2008. The official site of android is www.android.com. Android, Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California in October 2003. Application of android is having an extension of “.apk”. For development of android apps, anyone can use this software.. Eclipse, android studio, visual studio. It’s open source project.

Version Naming by Version Logo
6.0 Marshmallow
5.1 – 5.1.1 Lolipop
5.0 – 5.0.2 Lolipop
4.4 – 4.4.4 kitkat
4.3 – 4.3.1 Ice Cream Sandwich
4.2 – 4.2.2 Ice Cream Sandwich
4.1 – 4.1.2 Ice Cream Sandwich
4.0 – 4.0.4 Gingerbread
2.3 – 2.2.3 Froyo

Difference between Android and Windows

Android Windows
Android is an open source. Windows Phone is a closed-sourced
A Linux-based operating system for smartphones and tablets Based on more than one Language.
The Founder of Android is Google. The Founder of Android is Microsoft Corporation.
Then Android was introduced to the market in 2007 It is older than Android, but the mobile OS of windows is younger than Android.
Play Store App Store
Just secure. The rank went below ‘coz of Third Party … Highly Secure

Android now comes with TV, Watch, Mobile, Sound Player, Cars etc. Now android is swapping the place with Windows.


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