Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Android Popularity for Consumers and Enterprises

Let me introduce you the definite benefits of Android application development. Android is Google’s own OS powering more than 50 percent smartphones around r the world. This proportion establishes that Android is a preferred OS not only for individual-user-specific apps but also for enterprise-grade apps which are used by business executives.

Google launched Android OS as an open source platform that means anybody can customize its source code to derive maximum productivity. This feature attracted a lot of mobile manufacturers who had begun to experience quickly decreasing sales just after the release of Apple’s iPhone in 2007.

HTC Dream was the first phone powered by Android OS. It was launched as T-Mobile G1 in the US and parts of Europe and as Era G1 in Poland. Soon Apple, the solitary player after badly defeating Microsoft’s Windows powered phones, found that it has a challenger- Android in the smartphone game.

Today Android dominates the smartphone domain and a lot of data are available to prove it. We can count several factors that helped Android OS to become world’s leading smartphone operating system.
This first thing that makes Android OS and Android powered devices so popular is affordability. Users have found that there is no difference between performances delivered by Android powered devices and iPhone. Anybody with a moderate budget can buy a smartphone.

Android, in terms of performance, has also been verified a second to none OS. The Linux based OS is very robust to execute hardest tasks. Java helps advanced programmers easily conceive, develop and implement mobile software. It has rich multimedia support for most video formats, audio formats and even flash. It supports 2D and 3D graphic which attract developers to build game for this platform.

Investing in Android apps in place of iOS and others is a profitable deal for many enterprises. The largest share of Android in global smartphone market also lets enterprises reach the larger proportion of prospects.

Author Bio: - Frida Adams is a technical writer working with  "MobileApplication Development Company" mobile application development company. The company is expert in Android Application Development, iPhone application and Balckberry Application development.

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