Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google.Android’s user border is mainly based on direct manoeuvring, using touch gestures that loosely communicate to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to influence on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. based on the Linux kernel and designed above all for touch-screen mobile devices such as smart-phones and tablets. Variants of Android are also used on game consoles, digital cameras, PCs & other electronics.In addition to touchscreen devices, Google has further developed Android-TV for televisions, Android Auto for cars, and Android Wear for wrist watch, each with a particular user interface.at first developed by Android Inc., which Google-bought in 2005
opening with the first commercial Android- device in September 2008, the operating system has gone through multiple major releases, with the current version being 8.0 “Oreo”, released in August 2017.
Android application (“apps”) can be downloaded from the Google Play-store, which features over 2.7_million apps as of February 2017. Android has been the best-selling OS on_tablets since 2013, & runs on the vast popular of smart-phones
Android was unveil in 2007, along with the beginning of the Open Handset Alliance – a consortium of hardware, software, & telecommunication companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices.
As of May 2017, Android has two billion monthly active users. And it has the largest installed base of any OS operating system.
|7||FROYO||2.2 – 2.2.3||20-05-2010|
|8||GINGERBREAD||2.3 – 2.3.7||06-12-2010|
|9||HONEYCOMB||3.0 – 3.2.6||22-02-2011|
|10||ICE CREAM- SANDWICH||4.0 – 4.0 4||18-10-2011|
|11||JELLY BEAN||4.1 – 4.3 .1||09-07-2012|
|12||KITKAT||4.4 – 4.4.4||31-10-2013|
|13||LOLIPOP||5.0 – 5.1.1||12-11-2014|
|14||MARSHMALLOW||6.0 – 6.0.1||05-10-2015|
|15||NOUGAT||7.0 – 7.1.2||22-08-2016|
|16||OREO||8.0 – 8.1||21-08-2017|
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