Android is also an operating system developed by Google. Basically it was started by some other company which was taken by Google. Google improved the operating system and made it a open source platform. It was widely adapted over the world. As it is open source it is so popular amongst the smartphones. Android OS can also be used on tablet PCs.
Android™ phone, sometimes called a Droid™ phone, is a mobile telephone that uses the Google-developed Android™ operating system. This operating system has become a popular option in recent years for so-called "smart phones," because developers and manufacturers may freely customize it to their specific needs.
By CHRISTINE JOY V. LOPEZ, IA12115 Fundamentals of Computer
What is android? This is a simple questionbut the answer is quite complicated. Ifyou go deeper on the word android , Youwill get lot of answers for the questionWhat is Android. To answer in a simpleway. Android is an operating system forMobile phones. I will explain more aboutthis in the later part of this presentation.
So in this Mobile world of thiscomplication. Android is one ofthose operating system platformswhich made it easy formanufacturers to design top classphones.
WHAT IS ANDROID?You might have seen windows ,linux and mac operatingsystems which are made forcomputers. Windows is themost popular operating systemon computers. So if you knowabout it then it is easy for youto get an answer for what isandroid.
WHAT IS ANDROID?Android is also an operatingsystem developed by Google.Basically it was started by someother company which was takenby Google. Google improved theoperating system and made it anopen source platform. It waswidely adapted over the world.And it is open source, it is sopopular amongst thesmartphones. Android OS canalso be used on tablet PCs.
WHAT IS ANDROID?Android is based on linux andoffers you a great deal ofcustomization in widgets andover millions of apps. Most ofthem are free of cost and canbe installed on your phone justby clicking on install tab of therespective app in the GooglePlay Store app. Which comesalong with the android Phone.
WHICH PHONE MANUFACTURER USES ANDROID?Android is a open source platform which can beused by any phone manufacturers on the world.Unlike other operating systems for mobile phoneslike iOS ( Operating system by apple for iPhone, iPadand other iDevices.). Symbain is owned by Nokiaand it comes only on Nokia Handsets. Android canbe used by any manufacturer. So that if the latestresearch is to be believed over half of the smartphones in usa run on android.
WHICH PHONE MANUFACTURER USES ANDROID?Android is one the hottest mobile operatingsystems available today. Samsung is theLargest Manufacturer of android phones andtablets. LG, HTC, Sony, are other topmanufacturers of android phones and tablets.Some local manufacturers like Micromax,Karbon, Hawai, also use android Phones ontheir portable devices.
WHAT IS ANDROID VERSION?Android is released in series of Versions.Starting from 1.0 version ( where 2.0, 3.0, ……are latest releases). Google name theseversions with some food items like ice cream,jelly bean, sandwich etc. which is one of thespecialty of android versions.
WHAT IS ANDROID VERSION? 1.0 – Android beta. 1.5 – Android Cupcake. 1.6 – Android Donut. 2.0/2.1 – Eclair. 2.2.x – Froyo. 2.3.x – Gingerbread. 3.x – Honeycomb (used mainly for tablets.) 4.0.x – Ice Cream Sandwich (both for phones andtablets.) 4.1/4.2 – Jelly Bean (both for phones and tablets.)
WHAT IS ANDROID PHONE?Android phone, somtimes called aDroid phone, is a mobile telephonethat uses the Google-developedAndroid operating system. Thisoperating system has become apopular option in recent years forso-called “smart phones”, becausedevelopers and manufacturers mayfreely customize it to their specificneeds.
WHAT IS ANDROID PHONE?This customization means thatdifferent Android™ phones can havewidely varying user interfaces. Mostsmart phones — including thoseusing competing operating systems— offer similar overall capabilities,however, including Internetbrowsing, personal informationmanagement, video streaming, andaccess to a large repository offreeware and payware applications.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST DROID PHONE?To choose the best Droid™ phone, youshould consider the types of features youare looking for and ensure you choose aphone that can work with your wirelessprovider and network. One of the easiestways to ensure you choose a phone that iscompatible with your network is topurchase one through your provider,though you can just as easily purchase yourphone from a store location and chooseone that is compatible with your network.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST DROID PHONE?Beyond this initial concern withcompatibility, there are also a numberof features and options you shouldkeep in mind when choosing a phone.Any Droid™ phone you choose shouldbe designed to connect to the AndroidMarket™.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST DROID PHONE?You should also consider anyadditional features and functions youmay want in a Droid™ phone. Forexample, consider the size of thescreen and choose a phone largeenough for your vision needs orpreferences. Many phones also includea touch screen that can makenavigation of features easier.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST DROID PHONE?Any Droid™ phone you consider shouldbe easy for you to use as you see fit. Ifyou often send text messages, forexample, then you should choose aphone with a touch screen keyboard orsecondary keyboard that best suitsyour needs.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST DROID PHONE?You should also consider the camera ifyou like using your phone to takepictures, and choose the highest pixelresolution possible. The Droid™ phoneyou choose should provide you withthe features you want today, as well aspossibilities for additional features inthe future.
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED TOPROF. ERWIN M. GLOBIO, MSIT