Google's Android is a power packed mobile application development platform that has an upper hand over all the other platforms in the mobile industry. The Android platform brings in a life for the mobile set with its various features that is available only with the Android platform exclusively.
Android is an open source platform that makes it flexible and preferable for the Android application development companies. The companies can offer different features to their customers specifically, since Android is an open OS supporting open development of apps. Also, there is no restriction posed for the development of similar apps in the market. Google rank the apps only on the basis of its productivity and utility without posing any censorship on apps development.
Multitasking is one of best features available for the users of Android platform. The user can enjoy listening to his/her favorite music and record GPS simultaneously keeping the application open. The users are also provided with different keyboard choices from text predictors like swiftkey to the innovative like Swype which makes life easier.
Widgets are made available on the home screen of the mobile that is convenient but it occupies more space. But memory size is not a big issue since Android open platform has the freedom to pair devices with any hardware with flexibility on memory size, speed, and display pixel. Android also has great flexibility to take out, swap, and upgrade battery and SD card. Different kinds of shortcuts and other low level settings can be added using the third party launchers to speed up an older phone.
In the features list of Android, Tasker will definitely take a role. Tasker is one of the best automation program available for the Android users which can access all the settings on the mobile phone. There are also apps available in the market that actually controls the Android phone from the PC. Installing and using apps from the Android market or from the third party sites is very easy compared to other mobile platforms.
Being a Google's product, Android platform allows to make calls using the Google voice. The user will never be lost to a wrong dialer if the phone number is typed in a Google map or browser. It is directed via Google voice. The internet based browsing is rich with flash based websites, games, and applications that is clearly visible in Android platform which supports flash.
There are many other Android platform features that are unlisted here. The real essence of advantages with Android is felt only by the developers and programmers. Android is a boon for the application developers as well as for users with its openness.
Author: stevensmith / Posted: 10-04-2012