What is Android OS (Operating System) ? Googles OS for mobile devices

Android is a software package and Linux based operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablet computers. The android plateform was founded by Google on the base of Linux kernel interface for mobile equipment and programmers.

Android  is a Open source Software. Android is the most widely used mobile Operating System by the people nowadays. Android Software Stack contains four Layers: application layer, application framework layer, Libraries, Linux kernel.

Android was founded by a company, named android Inc. in Palo Alto of California, U.S in 2003 whose founder was Andy Rubin.

 Android was acquired by the Google in 2005 and unveiled its distribution in 2007 with formation of Open Handset Alliance led by Google. Android mobile operating system is based on the Linux kernel and is developed by Google. Android OS has its own virtual machine called DVM which is used for executing the android application. One of the reasons for the success of Google’s OS is the constant improvement of its many versions, with every new one offering more advanced features, faster access to the internet.

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