Interesting facts about Android

Interesting facts about Android

Beside iPhone, Android smartphones are the most popular and the most used smart devices in the world. They are so advanced that you can do almost anything on them. In many ways, they can completely replace a computer. But, Android is complicated OS, with a lot of features and even more apps, so there are many interesting facts about it. 

•    Many people believe that Google created Android. In fact, Nick Sears, Rich Miner, Chris White and Andy Rubin were creators.  In 2005, Google acquired Android.
•    Now, Android controls 85% of the OS market share among smartphones.
•    The first Android prototype was ‘’Sooner’’. It was presented in 2007 and it looked like the Blackberry.
•    All Android versions are named after desserts (Jelly Bean, KitKat, Ice Cream Sandwich and etc.). The first versions, 1.0 and 1.1 weren’t named after dessert. The 1.0 version was named ‘’Astro Boy’’ or ‘’Alpha’’. The first version, named after a dessert was 1.5, ‘’Cupcake’’.
•    The only Android version that was never used on smartphones was 3.0.
•    The first Android watch was made in 2010, by Sony. It was named Live View watch. A user could connect a smartphone with it, and use it to check Twitter, Facebook notifications and SMS, but also to control Media Player.
•    The first Android focused website, in the world is Phandroid.
•    60% of the Android users are younger than 34 years.
•    21% of Android users use their phone for playing games. 34% use it to check emails.
•    Every day, 1.5 million Android OS devices are activated in the world.
•    15% of the apps, designed for Android are games.
•    There are 1.460.800 apps for Android smartphones.
•    46% of Android users like touchscreen more than physical keyboard. 

 

 

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