Explain the features of Android OS.

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Explain the features of Android OS.

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    It is a Linux-based OS for Touch screen devices such as smartphones and tablets. it was developed by Android Inc. founded in Palo Alto, California in 2003 by Andy Rubin and his friends. In 2005, Google acquired this.

    A team led by Rubin developed a mobile device platform powered by the Linux Kernel. The interface of Android OS is based on touch inputs like swiping, tapping, and pinching in and out to manipulate on-screen objects.

    From 2007 onwards this OS is used in many mobile phones and tablets. Android SDK(Software Development Kit) is available to create applications(apps) like Google Maps, FB, What’s App., etc. It is of an open source nature and many Apps are available for free download from the Android Play Store hence increasing its popularity.

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