Android is an operating system for the Linux-based mobile phone. Initially, android created by Android Incorporation which was later acquired and carefully developed by Google.
Android platform itself is designed as an open (open source) that allows users to create their own creations to the level of advance. Remarkably, the license for the operating system is free.
Android robot that has a green logo picture, first launched in 2007. Then, Google developed a system to pamper android users by creating a variety of exceptional features and improvements to enhance the performance of hardware.
Android versions also appear, such as version 1.5 (Cupcake), 1.6 (Donut), 2.0 (Eclair), to the last officially released version 2.2 (Froyo).
On 5 November 2007, formed an alliance called the Open Handset Alliance. The alliance members include the major vendors of mobile devices, such as Texas Instruments, Broadcom Corporation, Google, HTC, Intel, LG and others.
The Alliance is working to develop an operating system android mobile device. The result, now has been born many android based mobile phone devices for a variety of levels, from the level of the middle class to upper class like a personal computer.
Large number of vendors or independent developers who create applications for Android platform become one of the main advantages android phone. Android itself to open the facility to download these applications are called Android Market.
Android Market is easily accessible via the android phones. We can already guess that the android phones rely heavily on mobile internet connection to access the Android Market to download updates or patches.
So many applications in the Android Market that can be easily accessible to the hundreds of thousands. The application is free or paid, and also provides a variety of categories, games, entertainment, utilities, GPS, up to health.
These features clearly make the android mobile phone as something that can be very useful in your everyday life. One item with a complete package.
Until now, Android continues to grow rapidly. Of course this is also triggered by a business competitor in the same market as the iPhone from Apple Inc..
Android phone market potential can not be doubted because of Indonesia's own demand for advanced phones based on android has risen sharply so that it becomes irresistible to the vendor area to spawn various android-based phone or device.