What is the original smartphone operating system?

What operating system does a smartphone use?

The two major smartphone operating systems are Android and iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), with Android being the market leader worldwide.

Is Android an original smartphone OS?

The smartphone has come a long way since the first iPhone launched in 2007. While Apple’s iOS is arguably the world’s first smartphone operating system, Google’s Android is by far the most popular. Android has evolved significantly since first being released on an HTC-made T-Mobile device in 2008.

Does Google own Android OS?

The Android operating system was developed by Google (GOOGL​) for use in all of its touchscreen devices, tablets, and cell phones. This operating system was first developed by Android, Inc., a software company located in Silicon Valley before it was acquired by Google in 2005.

How many phone OS are there?

The most well-known mobile OSs are Android, iOS, Windows phone OS, and Symbian. The market share ratios of those OSs are Android 47.51%, iOS 41.97%, Symbian 3.31%, and Windows phone OS 2.57%. There are some other mobile OSs that are less used (BlackBerry, Samsung, etc.) [46].

Which OS is best for Android phone?

Variety is the spice of life, and while there are a ton of third-party skins on Android that offer the same core experience, in our opinion, OxygenOS is most definitely one of, if not, the best out there.

Which phone has the best operating system?

There’s no doubt that Android is the most dominant operating system in the world. Having captured more than 86% of the smartphone market share, Google’s champion mobile operating system is showing no sign of retreating.

  1. iOS. …
  2. SIRIN OS. …
  3. KaiOS. …
  4. Ubuntu Touch. …
  5. Tizen OS. …
  6. Harmony OS. …
  7. LineageOS. …
  8. Paranoid Android.

What is Android 10 called?

Android 10 was released on September 3, 2019, based on API 29. This version was known as Android Q at the time of development and this is the first modern Android OS that doesn’t have a dessert code name.

Why did Android stop using dessert names?

Pie is the farewell. Android’s new operating system update will simply be called Android 10. From a business standpoint, the change makes sense. As Android increases its reach around the world, Google executives became concerned that the dessert-themed names would not be relatable or understandable in other countries.

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