What is Android OS? Explain the features of android and categories of android applications

What is Android?

 
Android is Linux kernel-based Open-source Operating Systems software use in android mobiles, smart TVs, smartwatches and tablets. This Operating System is developed by Google Open Handset Alliance. It is launched in October 2003. Android is an open-source code is known as AOSP (Android Open Source Project), which is under the Apache License. It is open-source and mobile manufactures company easily modify this OS to make smart devices. All android smart devices use the Android OS (Operating System). Android is the most and best usage operating system all over the world since 2017, it is two billion active users. The 2.6 million applications are available on the Google Play Store. It is an easy and user attractive graphical user interface with multi-touch. You can easily watch TV anywhere with an internet connection. It used an APK-based package manager. The OS is written in JAVA, C++ and C language and all applications of android are developed in JAVA.
 
 
 
 
What is Android OS? Explain the features of android and categories of android applications
 
 

Versions of Android:

 
The popular versions of Android are given below.
 
 
Name Version Number 
 
Cupcake 1.5
Donut 1.6
Eclair 2.1
Froyo 2.2
Ginger Bread 2.3
Honeycomb 3.0
Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0
Jelly Bean 4.1
KitKat 4.4
Lollipop 5.0
Marshmallow 6.0
Nougat 7.0
Oreo 8.0
Pie 9.0
Android 10 10.0
 
 

Features of Android:

 
The features of android are given below.
 
  • Google OS
  • Multiple Keyboards
  • Wireless App
  • It is Open-source
  • Million of Application
  • Millions of Users
  • OS runs on different hardware
  • User-friendly Interface
  • Easy to Understand
  • Easy Memory management
  • Infrared Transmission
  • Use in IoT devices 
  • Use in smartwatches, mobiles, cars, and tablets
  • Near field Communication
  • Widgets
 
 

Android Apps Categories List:

 
The Apps categories are given below.
 
  • Art & Design
  • Auto & Vehicles
  • Beauty
  • Books & Reference
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Dating
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Finance
  • Food & Drink
  • Health & Fitness
  • Lifestyle
  • Maps & Navigation
  • Medical
  • Music & Audio
  • News & Magazines
  • Photography
  • Social
  • Sports
  • Travel & Local
  • Weather
 
The Game apps categories are given below.
 
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Board
  • Casino
  • Educational
  • Music
  • Puzzle
  • Racing
  • Simulation
  • Sports
  • Trivia
  • Word
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