Android is a mobile phone operating system that has received immense popularity. It is used on a wide variety of smart phones and it is now currently the best selling mobile operating system in the world.
Android offers an open source OS, that allows anyone to develop their own software (such as applications or games) and that can be run on Android platforms. The Android OS is also used in tablet computers, with its latest version being Android 3.0. While the Android OS has been in use for more than 3 years now, regular updates and support given for Android continues to keep the interest of many customers. It is also true that Android is winning the appreciation of customers from all parts of the world.
Mobile phones that are running with Android operating system carries lot of similar set of features provided by the OS. The Android OS works very efficiently and is perfectly performing on all smart phones.
In addition to Java based applications, Android phones have a variety of web based services and applications which allows the user to get connected to wireless Internet and also use Bluetooth connectivity.
Another most important feature of Android phones is to allow for wireless tethering such as by using the phone as a modem to connect a laptop computer to the internet. All android phones allow for streaming video and with 4G network it is also possible to take up video conferencing with Google talk.
The most well known aspect of the Android platform is getting access to the Android Market and its popularity is growing rapidly as it is offering plenty of advanced features that are simple but highly efficient. Further android market permits its users to download applications and games for android phone which is absolutely free.
After the first release of Android phone in 2008, there were many features added that include synchronization with Google Account and download of phone applications.
The recent versions of Android phone 2.3.4, Gingerbread is really useful for 4G phones as it offers extremely good speed, performance and Gingerbread provides a quality video playback and support for front facing cameras for video conferencing.
Another most important advantage that is offered by Android operating system is that it allows several manufacturers to produce phones and apply this operating system. Therefore there are plenty of 4G phones offered by Motorola and Samsung and these are really giving good impression to customers.
Further the cost is also quite affordable and with plenty of benefits, customers do not like to lose the opportunity of Android and definitely would like to make an investment on it.
Samsung who is the other major producer of Android phones is covering a wide market all over the world. Particularly customers will agree to the fact that Samsung phones are good with high quality of sound and picture clarity. Therefore, Samsung will definitely be of plenty of use for all Android customers. Android phone are really good and offer lot of satisfaction to all its users.