What is Android?
 Android Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California.-
Oct, 2003
 Google acquired Android Inc.- Aug, 2005...
Open Handset Alliance
 Established 5th Nov 2007, led by Google, open source.
 Main Product Android Platform
 Enthusiast...
OPEN HANDSET ALLIANCE
 Consortium of many companies who are allowed to use
source code of Android and develop application...
ANDROID ARCHITECTURE
The Software stack is split into Four Layers:
 The Application Layer
 The Application Framework
 T...
FEATURES OF ANDROID
 Android is not a single piece of Hardware.
 Android is a multi-process system, in which each
applic...
Version Code name Release date
1.5 Cupcake April 30, 2009
1.6 Donut September 15,2009
2.0-2.1 Éclair October 26, 2009
2.2 ...
ANDROID VERSION DISTRIBUTION
4.2.x
4.1.x
4.0.3–4.0.4
3.2
3.1
2.3.3–2.3.7
2.3–2.3.2
2.2
2.0–2.1
ADVANTAGES
Multitasking
Ease of Notification
Easy access to
thousands of
applications
Diverse Phone options
Can insta...
CONCLUSION & FUTURE SCOPE
 Android is now stepping up in next level of mobile
internet.
 Google may launch another versi...
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  1. 1. What is Android?  Android Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California.- Oct, 2003  Google acquired Android Inc.- Aug, 2005  The Open Handset Alliance was formed.-5th Nov, 2007  Google’s ‘Android’ is an open-source platform that’s currently available on a wide variety of Smartphones and tablets.  Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an Operating System, Middleware and Key Applications.
  2. 2. Open Handset Alliance  Established 5th Nov 2007, led by Google, open source.  Main Product Android Platform  Enthusiastic Support from Industry - Equipment makers - Network Operators HTC was First to deliver Android.
  3. 3. OPEN HANDSET ALLIANCE  Consortium of many companies who are allowed to use source code of Android and develop applications.
  4. 4. ANDROID ARCHITECTURE The Software stack is split into Four Layers:  The Application Layer  The Application Framework  The Libraries and Runtime  The Kernel
  5. 5. FEATURES OF ANDROID  Android is not a single piece of Hardware.  Android is a multi-process system, in which each application (and parts of the system) runs in its own processes.  Android supports wireless communication using:  3G Networks  4G Networks  802.11 Wi-Fi Networks  Bluetooth Connectivity.
  6. 6. Version Code name Release date 1.5 Cupcake April 30, 2009 1.6 Donut September 15,2009 2.0-2.1 Éclair October 26, 2009 2.2 Froyo May 20, 2010 2.3-2.3.2 Gingerbread December 6, 2010 2.3.3-2.3.7 Gingerbread February 9, 2011 3.1 Honeycomb May 10, 2011 3.2 Honeycomb July 15, 2011 4.0.3-4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich December 16, 2011 4.1.x Jelly Bean July 9, 2012 4.2.x Jelly Bean November 13, 2012
  7. 7. ANDROID VERSION DISTRIBUTION 4.2.x 4.1.x 4.0.3–4.0.4 3.2 3.1 2.3.3–2.3.7 2.3–2.3.2 2.2 2.0–2.1
  8. 8. ADVANTAGES Multitasking Ease of Notification Easy access to thousands of applications Diverse Phone options Can install a modified ROM Widgets etc. LIMITATIONS Continuous Internet connection Advertising Android OS uses more amount of battery as compared to normal mobile phones.
  9. 9. CONCLUSION & FUTURE SCOPE  Android is now stepping up in next level of mobile internet.  Google may launch another version of Android that starts with the letter ‘K’ because Google is launching all the Android versions in alphabetical order.  With a growing user base and more applications available in Google Play, Google has the platform set for a great future.  However, growing crisis in privacy and security would prove a turn off for users to adopt the phone immediately and may even force them to move out.

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