Feb 9, 2011

Google Android Features

Android is an open platform consisting of an operating system, middleware and powerful applications for all types of mobile devices. The revolutionary Android platform has been developed by leading technology and mobile companies like Google, T-Mobile, Intel, HTC, Qualcomm and others under the banner of Open Handset Alliance to provide a novel and reliable platform on which new mobile services can be quickly developed and provided to the end users.

Android Features:
Android has many amazing and unique features that are of significance to developers and users alike, some of which are:
  • Application Framework that enables reuse and replacement of components
  • Optimized Graphics that is powered by customized 2D graphics library and 3D graphics based on the OpenGL ES 1.0 specification
  • Media Support for common video, audio, and still image formats (MPEG4, H.264, MP3, AAC, AMR, JPG, PNG, GIF)
  • Provision of Bluetooth, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi
  • SQLite for structured data storage
  • Open source WebKit engine based integrated web browser
  • Camera, GPS, Compass, and Accelerometer (dependent on hardware support)
  • GSM Telephony
  • Dalvik virtual machine optimised for mobile devices
  • Rich Development environment that includes a device emulator, debugging tools, performance and memory profiling and a Eclipse IDE plugin.

1 comment:

  1. from where can we learn this android classes or interfaces