Top 8 facts about Android OS

Most of us use android devices. But there are some cool facts about android that you maybe are not aware of. Today I have come up with 8 such cool facts about android. You will surely like them, here they are:

Android Facts
Android Facts

Interesting facts on Android:

Below are some interesting facts on Andoid:

Google didn’t create android

Nowadays android is synonymous with Google. But this was not always the case. Android was founded in 2003 by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears, and Chris White. It was not until 2005 that google acquired android.inc

Android was never designed for smartphones

You heard that right, Android was initially not designed for smartphones. It was made for digital cameras.

Samsung was offered to purchase android

Before Google bought android, Samsung was offered to buy Android but unfortunately, they found it uninteresting and turned down the offer.

Android has around 88% of the market share

We all know how popular is android. Almost every smartphone which does not have IOS installed on it is an android.

Android is open-source

Android since its start has been open-source. This is one of the reasons why Android is so popular. Because of being open-source anyone can customize it. That’s why big brands always have their own versions of android.

All android versions except 1.0 & 1.1, are named after dessert and sweet things

This is a funny little thing some people don’t know. Also, another fact related to this is that versions’ names are in alphabetical order. Cupcake, Eclair, Donut, and so on.

Androids are floating in space

NASA has sent 2 Google nexus for some testing purposes to the international space station. So technically android devices are floating in space.

There is an android version that never ran mobile

Android version 3.0 also known as honeycomb was never released for smartphones. It was specifically made for tablets but it was a total failure.

Mukul Gupta

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