The Brand of Mobile Phone Using Android Os Essay

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Table of Contents
Executive Summary 2
Content
What is Android OS? 3
Founder & Background of Company 4-5
The Brand of Mobile Phone Using Android OS 6 -8
Functions & Features of Android OS 9&10
Advantages and Weakness of Android OS 11
Comparison of Operating System 12-14
Conclusion 15
Reference 16&17
Appendix 18-22

Executive Summary

In the first place, the purpose of this assignment is to introduce about what is Android operating system. In 2005, the initial developer of the software, Android Inc acquired by Google and developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. It is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
Google’s Android delivered a complete set of
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There are around 200000 applications developed for android with over 3 billion downloads. Android relies on Linux version 2.6 for core system services such as security, memory management, process management, network stack, and driver model. For software development, Android provides Android SDK (Software development kit). [3][4]
In Q4 2010, Android was listed as the best-selling smartphone platform worldwide by Canalys. [2]
Founder & Background of Company
In October 2003, Android Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California, United States by Andy Rubin (co-founder of Danger), Rich Miner (co-founder of Wildfire Communications, Inc.), Nick Sears (once VP at T-Mobile), and Chris White (headed design and interface development at WebTV) to develop. Rubin state that, "...smarter mobile devices that are more aware of its owner's location and preferences". In the past, Android Inc. operated secretly with just only revealing that it was working on software for mobile phones. Unfortunately, at that same year Rubin ran out of cash. Steve Perlman brought him $10,000 in cash in an envelope and refused a stake in the company.
A few years later, Google acquired Android Inc. in August 2005 and making Android Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Google Inc. Still the key employees of Android Inc., including Andy Rubin, Rich Miner and Chris White, stayed at the company after the acquisition. [17]
Of course not much was known about Android Inc. at

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