What are the advantages of Android?
Android is the currently at the top of the market when it comes to a mobile operating system. The reason behind this is that Android features certain benefits over other operating systems. These include the following:
- Open-source: Android is open source, this means that it does not require licence, distribution and development fee.
- Platform-independent: Android is platform-independent, which means that it supports Windows, Mac and Linux platforms.
- Supports various technologies: Android supports many various technologies, including but not limited to camera, bluetooth, wi-fi, speech, EDGE, etc.
- Highly optimized Virtual Machine: Android uses highly optimized virtual machine for mobile devices, called DVM (Dalvik Virtual Machine).