Android Operating System

  • Android is number ONE smartphone OS in the world and has a market share of 85 percent worldwide.
  • Open Source OS developed in California in 2003 and purchased by Google Inc. in 2005.
  • Android OS powers appliances like Smartphones, Tablets, Televisions, Watches and Vehicles.
  • Released firstly on October 22,2008 with HTC Desire.
  • No. of Android users worldwide accounts to approximately 1.4 billion and the amount revenue generated is US $31 billion.
  • Android has total 11 versions and the latest version is Android NOUGAT scheduled to release in Q3,2016.
  • As of June 2016 report there are nearly 2.2 million apps in Android app store.

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