Android is the world's most mainstream portable stage
Android powers a huge number of cell phones in more than 200 nations around the globe. It's the biggest introduced base of any versatile stage and developing quick and consistently another million clients power up their Android gadgets surprisingly and begin searching for applications, amusements, and other computerised content.
Android is based on open Linux Kernel. This specific programming for Mobile Application is made to be open source, along these lines giving the chance to the engineers to present and consolidate any innovative headway. Expand on custom virtual machine android gives its clients the expansion utilisation and application force, to start an intelligent and effective application and operational Software for your phone.
Android gives you a world-class stage for making applications and amusements for Android clients all over the place, and also an open commercial center for disseminating to them immediately.
Andriod is an open commercial center for disseminating your applications
Google Play is the chief commercial center for offering and disseminating Android applications. When you distribute an application on Google Play, you achieve the tremendous introduced base of Android.
As an open commercial center, Google Play places you in control of how you offer your items. You can distribute at whatever point you need, as regularly as you need, and to the clients you need. You can disseminate extensively to all business sectors and gadgets or spotlight on particular fragments, gadgets, or scopes of equipment capacities.
You can adapt in the way that works best for your business—evaluated or free, with in-application items or memberships—for most noteworthy engagement and incomes. You likewise have complete control of the valuing for your applications and in-application items and can set or change costs in any bolstered money whenever.
1.5 billion downloads a month and growing. Get your apps in front of millions of users at Google’s scale.
Beyond growing your customer base, Google Play helps you build visibility and engagement across your apps and brand. As your apps rise in popularity, Google Play gives them higher placement in weekly “top” charts and rankings, and for the best apps promotional slots in curated collections.
Pre installed on hundreds of millions of Android devices around the world, Google Play can be a growth engine for your business.
The industry moves fast, and so does Android
Bugs, lag, an ugly interface, a lack of apps – Android’s weaknesses have been systematically dealt with by a determined development team. The Android platform is unrecognizable compared with the first release and it continues to improve and evolve at a faster pace than the competition.
That big user base and the wide range of manufacturers producing Android devices can only drive further improvements to greater heights. Android continues to innovate and improve at a faster rate. Android adopted NFC first, as well as fingerprint readers, and retina scanners, and mobile payments, and higher definition displays. The list goes on.
More free apps and games!
It may be a double-edged sword, but you can’t escape the fact that there are more free apps and games on Android than there are on iOS. Sometimes ports of the same apps that carried a price tag on iOS are free on Android.
Android has a growing selection of third party applications, which can be acquired by users either through an app store such as Google Play or the Amazon Appstore, or by downloading and installing the application’s APK file from a third-party site. The Play Store application allows users to browse, download and update apps published by Google and third-party developers, and is pre-installed on devices that comply with Google’s compatibility requirements.
The app filters the list of available applications to those that are compatible with the user’s device, and developers may restrict their applications to particular carriers or countries for business reasons. Purchases of unwanted applications can be refunded within 15 minutes of the time of download, and some carriers offer direct carrier billing for Google Play application purchases, where the cost of the application is added to the user’s monthly bill.In 2012, there were more than 665,000 apps available for Android, and the estimated number of applications downloaded from the Play Store was 25 billion.
Applications are developed in the Java language using the Android software development kit (SDK). The SDK includes a comprehensive set of development tools, including a debugger, software libraries, a handset emulator based on QEMU, documentation, sample code, and tutorials. The officially supported integrated development environment (IDE) is Eclipse using the Android Development Tools (ADT) plugin. Android is available as open source for developers to develop applications which can be further used for selling in android market. There are around 200000 applications developed for android with over 3 billion+ downloads.
Android relies on Linux version 2.6 for core system services such as security, memory management, process management, network stack, and driver model.Other development tools are available, including a Native Development Kit for applications or extensions in C or C++, Google App Inventor, a visual environment for novice programmers, and various cross platform mobile web applications frameworks.
At Lucid Solutions we offer a comprehensive solution for all your mobile development needs.
We developed native apps for major platforms ad well as HTML5 websites and apps.
Global partnerships and large installed base
Building on the contributions of the open-source Linux community and more than 300 hardware, software, and carrier partners, Android has rapidly become the fastest-growing mobile.
Android’s transparency has made it a favourite for consumers and developers alike, driving strong growth in app consumption. Android users download more than 1.5 billion apps and games from Google Play each month.
Every day more than 1 million new Android devices are activated worldwide.
With its partners, Android is continuously pushing the boundaries of hardware and software forward to bring new capabilities to users and developers.
Lucid Solutions innovation lets you build powerful, differentiated applications that use the latest mobile technologies.