There are many things that we just enjoy using but we are ignorant of where or when they came to be. Android is one of the words that are used by almost everyone but whose meaning and origin is little known to them. Here are some of the amazing facts about Android that will probably put you in a better understanding about it;
Who Owns Android ?
Android is owned by Google. However, Android was conceptualized in the year 2003 and registered under Android Inc. At that time, Android was meant to be an operating app to be used on digital cameras. In 2005, Google acquired the Android Inc. and this marked the long journey of transforming the mobile phone operating software. It is one of the leading OS and competes with iOS, Windows Mobile and Symbian.
Android Smartwatch Was The First To Be Created
A year ago, there was a lot of talk about the Apple smartwatch. While Apple was able to make almost everyone believe that it had come up with the first smartwatch, Sony Erickson had achieved that fete 5 years before. To make it even seem like a no show affair, Google had an Android Smartwatch way back in 2010. It must be admitted however that Apple smartwatch was way better than the predecessors from the competition.
Android Devices Are The Home To Play Store
For a long time now, Apple Store has presented to the world a face of being invincible. The revenues accumulated by Apple via Apple store are just incredible. Play Store which is for Android devices has grown steadily and in the year 2014 its revenue was $7 Billion while that of Apple Store was $10 Billion. It’s everyone’s guess who will be at the lead in the next 4 years.
Android Is For Everyone
There is no denying that Apple has some of the most fascinating products and apps. But putting things in a clear perspective, you will learn that Android is used by over a billion people all over the world. Apple on the other hand has a strong clientele base of around 470 million people. Indeed, these are some of the facts that every other might love knowing but which cont carry a lot of weight when purchasing your favorite device. It is clear that Android has impacted the technology sector in a big way. It is an operating system that cannot be ignored and has made Smartphone the ultimate gadgets for different people.