Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
The current stable version is Android 10, released on September 3, 2019. The core Android source code is known as the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), which is primarily licensed under the Apache License. This has allowed variants of Android to be developed on a range of other electronics, such as game consoles, digital cameras, PCs and others, each with a specialized user interface.
Android SDK is a free and specialized programming language that allows you to create Android apps. Developed by Google for its Android platform, Android SDK is a handy program for mobile app developers, whether they be beginners or veterans.
Top benefits of an Android Application
- Low Investment & High ROI: Android comparatively has a low barrier to entry. With a huge customer base using Android smartphones, it is easier to gain access to a wide audience generating a higher ROI.
- Open Source: Get the open source advantage from licensing, royalty-free, and the best technology framework offered by the Android community.
- Easy to Integrate: Android applications are easy to integrate with multiple devices allowing a lot of flexibility in building them.
- Multiple Sales Channels : Since Android is operated by Google, the app can be hosted freely in the Play store, also there are multiple channels inside the device through which one can reach their potential customer.
- Easy Adoption