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18 March 2015

Common Information about Android

Do you use an Android smartphone? If you use it's for general information, :

               Nowadays, Android smartphones ranging from Rs 4,000 to Rs 1 lakh can be found in the market, which is equipped with the Android operating system. Did you know Who made that operating system? here is some general information.


Android Operating System Creaters
रिच मिन
एन्डी रुविन
क्रिस वाइट 
 
 According to Wikipedia"Android mobile operating system based on the Linux kernel. Currently developed by Google. With a user interface based on direct manipulation, Android is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile"  

According to 2013 figures, Android accounts for more than 80% of the global market, compared to Apple's iPhone, Microsoft's Windows Phone, Nokia's Symbian phone, and Blackberry.   
VersionCodenameAPIDistribution
2.2Froyo80.4%
2.3.3 -
2.3.7
Gingerbread106.9%
4.0.3 -
4.0.4
Ice Cream Sandwich155.9%
4.1.xJelly Bean1617.3%
4.2.x1719.4%
4.3185.9%
4.4KitKat1940.9%
5.0Lollipop213.3%
Data collected during a 7-day period ending on March 2, 2015.
Any versions with less than 0.1% distribution are not shown.

              Andy Ruvin's Android Inc. was bought by Google in 2005. Even after Google bought it, its founders Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, and Chris White remained associated with Google's Android. Since then, many improvements have been made to the Android operating system versions.

               The Android version is also called the Android platform. For example, Froyo is called Android Platform 8 or Android API Level 8. According to these versions, the tools required for Android software development (Android Platform SDK) are also different. 

            Due to this kind of market segment of Android, we have to think about which version to make the software for Android smartphones. For example, Froyo (Android 2.2) is currently in use at 1.35% and Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) is in use at 20%. In this case, it seems more appropriate to work for the Gingerbread version than for Froyo.   
    
Versions of Android to date
Are you using an Android smartphone? If you use is then for general information: 

Nowadays in the market we can find Android smartphones in cost of  Rs 4-5 thousand to million's where Android (Android) operating system (Operating System) is Installed. Would you like to know? Who made the operating system (Operating System)? What is it? some information.