TOPICS Covered = What is ANDROID? Versions of ANDROID?
Prepared By:- Sunny Saini
LKCW, Jalandhar City
Company / developer – Google Corporation Inc.
Programmed in C (core), C++,Java (UI).
Source model Open source (with proprietary drivers).
Initial release September 23, 2008.
Package manager Google Play, APK.
Official website www.android.com.
Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) on Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Android is a Linux-based operating system
designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices
such as smartphones and tablet computers.
Initially developed by Android, Inc., which Google
backed financially and later bought in
2005, Android was unveiled in 2007 along with the
founding of the Open Handset Alliance: a
consortium of hardware, software, and
telecommunication companies devoted to
advancing open standards for mobile
devices. The first Android-powered phone was
sold in October 2008.
Exactly what is
Android is a Linux-based operating system.
Android is open source and Google releases the
code under the Apache License.
It is programmed in C (core), C++,Java (UI)
The .Apk is the extension of Android Files.
Where is ANDROID
Version History of
Android 1.0 (Earlier Version-
September 23, 2008)
Android 1.0 (API level 1)
Android 1.1 (API level 2)
Android 1.5 Cupcake (April 30, 2009)
Android 1.6 Donut (September 15, 2009)