The Brand of Mobile Phone Using Android Os

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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…show more content…
At Google, Rubin with his teammate developed a mobile device platform which powered by the Linux kernel. Google marketed the platform to handset makers and carriers on the premise of providing a flexible, upgradable system. Google had lined up a series of hardware component and software partners and signaled to carriers that it was open to various degrees of cooperation on their part. On December 2006, according to the reports from the BBC and The Wall Street Journal noted that Google wanted its search and applications on mobile phones and they were working hard to deliver that. Print and online media outlets soon reported rumours that Google was try to develop a Google-branded handset and some deduced that as Google was defining technical specifications, it was showing prototypes to cell phone manufacturers and network operators. Almost two and a half years later, on November 5, 2007, Google took the mobile device world by storm again after the Apple’s iOS by announcing their new Linux-based mobile handset operating system named Android. They not only introduce an entirely new mobile OS, but also announced that it was open-source which can surpass the monopoly of Apple. This was a direct result of the collaborative efforts of the newly formed Open Handset Alliance. In order to counter the tension from Apple, several companies quitted out from Symbian or Windows and joined this alliance, such as Google, Samsung,
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