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Android and Android Phones

  2. 2. What is 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 purchased in 2005.
  3. 3. Android is open source and Google releases the code under the Apache License.This open source code and permissive licensing allows the software to be freely modified and distributed by device manufacturers, wireless carriers and enthusiast developers.
  4. 4. Interface Androids user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch inputs that loosely correspond to real-world actions, like swiping, tapping, pinching and reverse pinching to manipulate on-screen objects.The response to user input is designed to be immediate and provides a fluid touch interface. Internal hardware such as accelerometers, gyroscopes and proximity sensors are used by some applications to respond to additional user actions
  5. 5. Applications Android has a growing selection of third party applications, which can be acquired by users either through an app store such as Google Play or the Amazon Appstore, or by downloading and installing the applications APK file from a third-party site.
  6. 6. Usage share of Android versions  Usage share of the different versions as of January 3, 2013. Most Android devices to date still run the older OS version 2.3 Gingerbread that was released on December 6, 2010, due to most lower-end devices still being released with it.
  7. 7. Android Phones
  8. 8. Samsung Galaxy S3 The Galaxy S(r) III is so advanced but so intuitive, its simple. With technology that makes it easier than ever to share you world-with your devices with your friends or with groups of people.
  9. 9. Additional Features
  10. 10. Samsung Galaxy Note 2  5.3” HD Super AMOLED   1.4Ghz Dual core processor   9.65 mm design   8MP full HD (video)camera   32GB internal memory   S-Pen  Android 2.3
  11. 11. Xperia™ miro Stylishly colourful The slim Xperia miro, powered by the latest version of the Android platform, Ice Cream Sandwich, comes in four stylish and eye- catching colours.
  12. 12. Xperia™ SL  A super fast experience  The Xperia SL is powered by a super fast dual core 1.7 GHz processor. The latest version of the Android platform makes your smartphone experience complete.  Enjoy Face unlock – wave goodbye to passwords and use your face to unlock your phone. You can also easily keep track of your data consumption and set limits or warning levels.
  13. 13. Google Nexus 4 The new smartphone from Google. With cutting edge hardware, the latest version of Android, and access to your favorite entertainment on Google Play Nexus 4 puts the best of Google in the palm of your hand Available: 8 GB or 16 GB.
  14. 14. LG Optimus G2  LG introduced the Optimus G back in November, but before the paint could even dry, its successor was already being rumored as the Optimus G2. With a 5.5″ 1080p display and new Snapdragon S4 “Prime” processor, the MSM8974 (quad-core with speeds of 2.0 – 2.5GHz), it’s certainly a step up on the spec front.
  15. 15. HTC EVO 4G LTE Comfortable to hold Amazing rear camera Runs Android 4.0 (ICS) Beats Audio included microSD card slot HD Voice shows promise
  16. 16. Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD  Very long battery life  Solid, sleek and comfortable design  Beautiful display  Good performance  Semi-rugged and durable  Runs stock Android with only minor tweaks
  17. 17. HTC One X Fantastic, thin design Comfortable to hold Amazing rear camera Runs Android 4.0 (ICS) Beats Audio included HTC Media Link HD is fun
  18. 18. Samsung S II  The smartphone for those who want the very best in entertainment, games, and much more.  The brilliant screen and lightning-fast downloads combine with the slim, sleek design of the Galaxy S II  Multilingual Text Display (English, Spanish)
  19. 19. Beyond smartphones and tablets The open and customizable nature of Android allows it to be used on other electronics, including laptops and netbooks, smartbooks, smart TVs (Google TV) and cameras (Nikon Coolpix S800c).In addition, the Android operating system has seen applications on smart glasses (Project Glass), wristwatches, headphones, car CD and DVD players, mirrors, portable media players and landlines.
  20. 20. Additional Information about Android Become the worlds most widely used smartphone platform and the software of choice for technology companies who require a low-cost, customizable, lightweight operating system for high tech devices without developing one from scratch. Had a worldwide smartphone market share of 75% during the third quarter of 2012,with 500 million devices activated in total and 1.3 million activations per day.
  21. 21. submitted to Prof. Erwin M. Globio, MSIT