Showing posts with label Features of Android. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Features of Android. Show all posts

Features of Android

Android is a powerful operating system competing with Apple 4GS and supports great features. Few of them are listed below:

  • Beautiful UI
Android OS basic screen provides a beautiful and intuitive user interface.
  • Connectivity
GSM/EDGE, IDEN, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, NFC and WiMAX.
  • Storage
SQLite, a lightweight relational database, is used for data storage purposes.
  • Media support
H.263, H.264, MPEG-4 SP, AMR, AMR-WB, AAC, HE-AAC, AAC 5.1, MP3, MIDI, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, JPEG, PNG, GIF, and BMP
  • Messaging
  • Web browser
Based on the open-source WebKit layout engine, coupled with Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine supporting HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Multi-touch
Android has native support for multi-touch which was initially made available in handsets such as the HTC Hero.
  • Multi-tasking
User can jump from one task to another and same time various application can run simultaneously.
  • Resizable widgets
Widgets are resizable, so users can expand them to show more content or shrink them to save space
  • Multi-Language
Supports single direction and bi-directional text.
  • GCM
Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a service that lets developers send short message data to their users on Android devices, without needing a proprietary sync solution.
  • Wi-Fi Direct
A technology that lets apps discover and pair directly, over a high-bandwidth peer-to-peer connection.
  • Android Beam
A popular NFC-based technology that lets users instantly share, just by touching two NFC-enabled phones together.