Android is a Linux-based operating system for PDA’s, mobile phones and tablet computers. It is developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. It can also be used effectively for official purposes. Google acquired the company Android Inc. in 2005, which originally developed Android. From November 2007, Android became an open platform, and there was also formed the group the Open Handset Alliance, which consists of 80 hardware, software and telecommunications companies that have come together to develop open standards for example. for mobiles. The entire alliance is working together to improve and develop The Android Open Source Project (AOSP).
Android consists of a mobile operating system (OS) based on Linux kernel with middleware and essential applications (apps). The development of Android consists of a huge network of developers who develop apps for Android devices. At present there are more than 600,000 apps in the Android Market, and the number of apps is growing rapidly. Android was named the best-selling smart phone platform in the world of Canalys in 2010 where HTC is the company that has sold the most phones with Android. Android OS has a lot of advantages if used in an enterprise. It can increase mobility and increase the speed of business processes.