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A complete overview on Android including need , history , competitors , versions and app development.

A complete overview on Android including need , history , competitors , versions and app development.

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  • 1. Designed By : SAKET GUPTA IET DAVV Indore Email_id : saketgupta786@gmail.com
  • 2.  A Smartphone is combination of traditional PDA and cellular phone.  A smartphone is a mobile electronic device which runs an advanced operating system.  It is open to installing new applications.  Is always connected to the internet.  The first smartphone was developed by IBM in 1992. “Simon” was a mobile phone, it also included a calendar, address book, world clock, calculator, note pad, e-mail, fax functionality, and games.
  • 3. ANDROID
  • 4.  It’s an association of several companies.  The OHA was established on November 6, 2003.  This group of companies are allowed to use source code of Android and develop applications.  Reason for Nokia not to develop Android Mobiles of Nokia are not part of OHA.
  • 5.  Android supports wireless communication using:-  Android is a multi-process system, in which each application (and parts of the system) runs in its own process.  3G Networks.  4G Networks.  802.11 Wi-Fi Networks.  Bluetooth Connectivity.
  • 6. FEATURES OF ANDROID  Interface that is better then the previous touch screen mobiles.  User gets millions of applications that user can not get in any other mobile operating system.  Android supports advanced audio/video/still media formats such as MPEG-4, H.264, MP3, and AAC, AMR, JPEG, PNG, GIF.  Developing an android application is not tough using SDK(standard development kit) and java emulator we can easily develop applications that we want.
  • 7. Other then Android there are several other mobile operating system which are used. Symbian, iOS, windows this are one of the most used mobile operating systems.
  • 8.  There are many reasons why Google’s Android phones are better than any other smart phones.  Open Source.  User – Friendly and Attrective User Interface.  Multiple Choices, without monopoly of one company.  Also Available in low prices.  Integration with Google services and products.  More free apps and games.  Verity of Widgets.  Fast and easy application development.
  • 9.  First Version of Android.  The focus of Android Alpha is testing incorporating usability.  Android Alpha will generally have many more problems on speed and performance.  First full version of android.  Released on September 23, 2008.  Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support.  Quite slow in operating.  Copy and Paste feature in the web browser is not present.
  • 10.  Released on April 30, 2009.  Added auto-rotation option.  Copy and Paste feature added in the web browser.  Increased speed and performance but not upto required level.
  • 11.  Android Donut (1.6)  Released on September 15, 2009.  Voice search and Search box were added.  Faster OS boot times and fast web browsing experience.  Typing is quite slower.
  • 12.  Android Éclair (2.0/2.1)  Released on October 26, 2009.  Bluetooth 2.1 support.  Improved typing speed on virtual keyboard, with smarter dictionary.  no Adobe flash media support.
  • 13.  Released on May 20, 2010.  Support for Adobe Flash 10.1  Improved Application launcher with better browser  No internet calling.
  • 14.  Android Gingerbread (2.3)  Released on December 6, 2010.  Updated User Interface with high efficiency and speed  Internet calling  One touch word selection and copy/paste.  New keyboard for faster word input.  More successful version of Android than previous versions.  not supports multi-core processors.
  • 15.  Android Honeycomb (3.0/3.1/3.2)  Released on February 22, 2011.  Support for multi-core processors  Ability to encrypt all user data.  This version of android is only available for tablets.
  • 16.  Android IceCreamSandwich(ICS) (4.0)  Released on November 14, 2011.  Full support for both phones and tablets.  Ability to shut down apps that are using data in the background.
  • 17.  Android JellyBean (4.1/4.2/4.3)  Released on June 27, 2012.  Latest version of Android.  Smoother user interface.  Version 4.3 released on July 24, 2013.
  • 18.  Built using Java and new SDK libraries.  Java code compiled into Dalvik byte code (.dex).  No support for some Java libraries like Swing & AWT.  SDK stands for Software Development Kit. It contains Class Library, Developer Tools, Emulator and System Images, Documentation and Sample Code.  Optimized for mobile devices (better memory management, battery utilization, etc.).  Dalvik VM runs .dex files.  GUI and Layouts are designed in XML.  XML stands for Extensible Markup Language.
  • 19. Compiled resources (xml files) Android Debug Bridge  ADB is a client server program that connects clients on developer machine to devices/emulators to facilitate development.  An IDE like Eclipse handles this entire process for you.
  • 20.  Limited processor speed  Limited or awkward input: soft keyboard, phone keypad, touch screen, or stylus.  Limited web browser functionality.  Limited and sometimes slow network access.  Limited screen size.  Making source code available to everyone invites the attention of hackers.  Uses more amount of battery as compared to normal mobile phones.  Continuously need to connected with the internet which is not possible for all the users.
  • 21.  Android is now stepping up in next level of mobile internet.  There are chances of Android Mobile sales becomes more then iPhone in next two years.  Google may launch another version of android that starts K because Google is launching all the android versions in the alphabetical order.  There are chances of Android may become the widely used operating system in world.  Moving towards Home Appliances.