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Android Operating System

  1. 1. Presentation on Android Presented By Vishav Nath Bansal Gurbinder SinghAanchal Nohria
  2. 2. Content• Introduction• History• Google Acquistion• Open Handset Alliance• Android Version History• Features• Uses• Google play• Advantages and Disadvantages
  3. 3. Introduction• Android is a Linux-based operating system• Primarily designed for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers utilizing ARM processors• Most embedded applications are for ARM based devices• Google TV devices use Intel chips with the x86 version of Android
  4. 4. • Developed by the Open Handset Alliance, led by Google• Apps can be downloaded from third-party sites or through online stores such as Google Play• In June 2012, there were more than 600,000 apps available for Android, and the estimated number of applications downloaded from Google Play was 20 billion.
  5. 5. • world’s leading smartphone platform at the end of 2010• Android had a 59% smartphone market share worldwide• 400 million devices activated and 1 million activations per day
  6. 6. Logo of Android• The Android logo, featuring a stylized green robot
  7. 7. History• Founded in Palo Alto, California, United States in October 2003 by Andy Rubin (co-founder of Danger), Rich Miner (co-founder of Wildfire Communications, Inc.)
  8. 8. Google Acquistion• Google acquired Android Inc. on August 17, 2005• Google was planning to enter the mobile phone market with this move• Key employees of Android Inc. stayed at the company after the acquisition• At Google, the team led by Rubin developed a mobile device platform powered by the Linux kernel
  9. 9. Open Handset Alliance• On November 5, 2007, the Open Handset Alliance, a group of several companies unveiled itself• goal of the Open Handset Alliance is to develop open standards for mobile devices• Open Handset Alliance also unveiled their first product, Android, a mobile device platform built on the Linux kernl version 2.6
  10. 10. Android version historyVersion Release date4.1.x Jelly Bean July 10, 20124.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich October 19, 20113.x.x Honeycomb February 22, 20112.3.x Gingerbread December 6, 20102.2 Froyo May 20, 20102.0, 2.1 Eclair October 26,20091.6 Donut September 15, 20091.5 Cupcake April 30, 2009Android 1.1 February 9, 2009Android 1.0 September 23, 2008Android beta November 5, 2007
  11. 11. Features• Handset layouts• Storage• Connectivity• Messaging• Multiple language support• Web browser
  12. 12. •Java support•Media support•Additional hardware support•Multi-touch•Bluetooth
  13. 13. • Multitasking• Video calling• Voice based features• Tethering• Screen capture• External storage
  14. 14. Uses• designed primarily for smartphones, tablets and many other electronics devices, including laptops and netbooks, smartbooks, ebook readers, and smart TVs• OS has seen special applications on wristwatches, headphones, car CD and DVD players, games consoles, cameras, portable media players landlines etc
  15. 15. Google Play• online software store developed by Google for Android devices• application program called "Play Store”• more than 600,000 apps available for Android• offers many free applications in the Play Store including Google Voice, Google Goggles, Gesture Search, Google Translate, Google Shopper, Listen and My Tracks
  16. 16. Advantages• Multitasking• Ease of Notification• Easy access to thousands of applications via the Google Android App Market• Phone options are diverse• Can install a modified ROM• Widget
  17. 17. Disadvantages• Continuous Internet connection• Advertising• The lack of compatibility
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