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What is Android?

Meaning of Android

An Android is an operating system for smart phones developed by Google. Until the advent of Android, the iPhone market was almost monopolized in the smart phone market. Still, since Android was a license-free OS, companies such as DoCoMo and AU rapidly begun developing Android phones? In 2011, it passed the iPhone and gained the top share in the smar tphone market in Japan and the United States.

Impact of Android on the smart phone market

Before the advent of Android, the smart phone iPhone scheme, iPhone Softbank was completed, and users other than Soft Bank were forced to change their careers. However, thanks to Android’s advent, it has been said that DoCoMo and AU users have been given the choice of smart phones, which has made a significant contribution to the development of the smart phone market.

Be careful when purchasing Android

Of course, Android also has its advantages and disadvantages, and there are quite a few differences with iPhones. When changing from a mobile phone to a smart phone, checking the differences between Android and iPhone before purchasing carefully is recommended.

Wearable android wear

This is an operating system developed for wearable devices called next-generation devices based on Android, and it has already been sold as a smart watch as of 2015. In the future, it is expected that it will also be installed in wearable cameras and other devices and will increase its presence in the IoT and wearable device markets.

Android One that can be bought for 10,000 yen

Although smart phones have been spreading rapidly in recent years, it is said that only about 1 billion people, who are relatively wealthy out of 7 billion people in the world, can purchase them. Android One is a project launch by google for the remaining 5 billion people.

Android One is a generic term for low-priced smart phones developed by Google in collaboration with manufacturers in each country responsible for procuring parts and unifying specifications.

OS support is limited to 2 years

The smart phone, which can be purchased in Japanese yen for around 10,000 yen, is guaranteed to have two years of OS support while maintaining the minimum required performance. Which will be the smart phone market champion, the iPhone with high performance but is not cheap at all?

Android Auto installed in the car

Android is also trying to open up the future of automobiles. This is an application that connects a car navigation system and an android mobile phone. It searches nearby shops and guides you to your destination.

All operations are OK with voice

Of course, all the operations are just talking to the car navigation system, and you can answer with voice. Apple, which is famous for the iPhone, is also developing a similar application called CarPlay, and it seems that competition in the telematics field will intensify in the future.

What are the characteristics of Android on smart phones?

OS Abbreviation for Operating System is the essential software required to run a personal computer, smart phone, or tablet.

It is currently linked with Google’s service, so if you have a Google account, you can easily synchronize with your computer.

The OS spelling for Android is Android, but the capital letter A is official. It’s an Operating System, but it’s named after the desire to be closer to people.

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