Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and other open source software. It was designed for touchscreen mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets, smart watches, cars and televisions. For a decade, Android has been the most used operative system in devices, thus dominating the market, this is because it is not only used in a specific brand like other systems. In 2017, the number of users using Android exceeded 2,000 million.
Android features and competitive advantages
– It is a Open Source system based on Linux, stable, light and fast. – It has an established and growing community. – Strong support for the development of modules and applications.
Android applications have flexibility, freedom, security and efficiency. It ensures an intelligent multitasking system capable of managing several open applications at the same time and leaving those that are not being used or closed in case of not beeing necessary, ensuring good memory management and device performance.