Why Android is popular among users and mobile app developers?
People, who know how important the power of technology is, hardly step out from home without their smartphones or tablets. These gadgets certainly take a lot of space of our life; strengthen our reach anywhere in the world without any limits of time and place. Indeed they need apps to do that. With right group of apps, a smart mobile device can easily be turned into a powerful computer, and the most interesting part of this sort of computing is – you can carry it anywhere without bothering about its weight and size. Today’s mobile devices are a perfect fit for one’s pocket. When exploring market, we easily come across a wide range of devices, with different OS-types but we know which OS powered devices have won the heart of whole world. Yes, it’s one and the only one – Android, the Google’s mobile, touch screen OS.
Smartphones and tablets powered by Android OS are the first choice of people of all ages. They are buying Android apps and downloading them from Google Play. They can buy Android devices at any price range and its reason is that because Android is an open source mobile OS, mobile markers can easily use it, customize its code and made it suitable to the hardware environment of their devices. They need not to pay any fee for obtaining the OS and thus they can bring down the prices of these devices.
Google Play is official online place where Google allows mobile software developers to submit their apps for Android smart users. Google Play presently has more than 12.5 M apps for all sorts of Android powered devices. Figures from data analysis agencies say that more than 1.5 million android app downloads take place every month.
In the past, we had apps which were designed to fulfill the basic requirements of users. The names to some of those apps are social networking sites, music and many others. But as the time changed, the next level of mobility was smartphone and than everything changed. With Android smartphone apps, users can do a lot of things. They can explore the entire world and order things online. With Android phone and apps, consider that users have a powerful computer technology in their hand. This all has become possible because of the breakthrough success of Android application development technology.
Many people wonder that what makes Android special among users. To them, the first thing is that Android is quite affordable and thus Android powered devices are in access of almost all sorts of users. Tools and technology of mobile software development for Android platform are affordable too.
Android has also carved special place among developers as mentioned above. Because Android also supports third party app development tools, it turns out to be easier for Android developers to economically build smartphone apps.