What is Android Operating System?
Android is a mobile operating system created by Google. It depends on an altered adaptation of the Linux kernel and other open source software, and is planned fundamentally for touchscreen mobile gadgets, for example, smartphones and tablets.
Furthermore, Google has additionally created Android TV for TVs, Android Auto for vehicles, and Wear OS for wrist watches, each with a specific UI. Variations of Android are likewise utilized on game consoles, digital cameras, PCs and different electronics.
At first created by Android Inc., which Google purchased in 2005, Android was disclosed in 2007, with the primary business Android gadget propelled in September 2008. The operating system has since experienced numerous significant discharges, with the present form being 9 “Pie”, discharged in August 2018.
The center Android source code is known as Android Open Source Project (AOSP), and is principally authorized under the Apache License.
Android is likewise connected with a suite of exclusive software created by Google, called Google Mobile Services (GMS) that as often as possible comes pre-introduced in gadgets, which for the most part incorporates the Google Chrome internet browser and Google Search and dependably incorporates center applications for administrations, for example, Gmail, and also the application store and digital conveyance stage Google Play, and related advancement stage.
These applications are authorized by makers of Android gadgets confirmed under measures forced by Google, however AOSP has been utilized as the premise of contending Android ecosystems, for example, Amazon.com’s Fire OS, which utilize their own counterparts to GMS.
A-GPS (Assisted GPS) • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) • AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) Accelerometer • Airplane Mode • Alarm Clock • AMOLED (Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) • Analog Technology • Android Operating System • ANT+ • Antenna • Aperture • APN (Access Point Name) • Apple iOS • Apple Pay • aptX • Autofocus • AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
Calculator • Calendar • Camera • Call Alert • Capacitive Touchscreen • CDMA (Code-Division Multiple Access) • Cellular Network • Chipset • cHTML (Compact HyperText Markup Language) • Color • CPU (Central Processing Unit)
Earphone Jack • EDGE (Enhanced Data for Global Evolution) • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) • EGPRS (Enhanced General Packet Radio Services) • EGSM (Extended GSM) • Emoji • EMS (Enhanced Message Service) • eSIM • EV-DO • External Display
Galileo (Global Navigation Satellite System) • GB (Gigabyte) • GBPS (Gigabits Per Second) • Geo-tagging • GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) • GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) • GPS (Global Positioning System) • GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)
Maemo OS • mAh • Mass Storage • Material • MB (Megabyte) • Mbps (Megabit per second) • MeeGo OS • Megapixel • Megahertz • Memory Card Slot • microUSB • MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) • Mobile Games • MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) • MIM (Mobile Instant Messaging) • Mobile Application • Mobile Browser • Mobile messaging • Modem • MP3 (MPEG Layer 3) • MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group) • MPEG-4 video • Multitouch • Music playback time (battery life) • Music Player
Screen Protection • Screen Resolution • Screen Size • Screen Type • Screen-To-Body Ratio • Secondary Camera • Sensor • Side keys • SIM Card • SIM Lock • Single-Band • Smart Watch • Smartphone • SMS (Short Messaging Service) • soft keys • Soft Reset • Special Dial • Stand-by time (battery life) • Stereo Speakers • Streaming • Stylus • SVGA (Super Video Graphics Array)