Android Operating System has become very popular by the end mid of 2016 and has acquired the smartphone market by a large number.
We all know Android as a Mobile Operating System that was built by an organization and further built by the communities of the technology niche by tweaks and rumors.
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So, in this article, let us discuss the 14 mind-blowing facts about android that will surprise you and you may even to Re-Google to cross-verify.
#1 Android was primarily developed for digital cameras and there was no plan implementing the OS for mobiles or smartphones
#2 Android was developed by an Organization Android Inc., in 2004 backed by Google and later the same was acquired by Google for $50 Million.
#3 All Android versions are named after confectionery and deserts (Jelly Bean, Oreo, Nougat, etc.,) and sure there are exceptions – Android 1.0 and 1.1
#4 Google Published its Linux Based OS to the market in November 2007 after refining the software.
#5 HTC Dream is the first smartphone that ran on Android OS in 2008 and this mobile equipped a sliding keyboard.
#6 Android means a Human with a Robot Appearance and each Successive Android Version is released in alphabetical order.
#7 Android is completely Open Source and anyone with programming knowledge can access the complete source code and make modifications on the platform.
#8 Android Inc., was founded in California in 2003 by Andy Rubin, Nick Sears, and Chris White. Andy Rubin was responsible for the name choice.
#9 NASA sent 2 Nexus S handsets running Android Gingerbread into space to test their sensors in orbit aboard the International Space Station.
#10 Android is Available in 46 Languages and the Google Play Store has over 48 Billion app installs.
#11 Most of the android apps are free but the average cost of an android app in the google play store is found to be $0.06.
#12 Android was unofficially called BugDroid by the people at Google.
#13 Irina Blok Designed the Android Logo in 2007 and the main idea of the logo came from the Men on toilet doors.
#14 In 2015, Android OS was used on 81.61% of all the smartphones that are sold on that year.
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Android Os is one of the best technology that was ever developed and it has a lot of improvement in the years passed.
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These are some of the facts about android I thought of sharing with you people and that’s all for today.
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