Tablet PC Android Versions - Essential Seller's Guide
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Selling Android Table PC is becoming
competition by the day. A niche segment
sellers need to domain expertise to achieve
greater market penetration and sales.
Who is developing Android
Android technology is the result of
collaborative efforts of Google and a
group of hardware, telecom and software
companies called as Open Handset
Alliance. This group developed the
Android platform using the open source
coding software called as Linux.
Sandwich (2.4) in the last quarter of this
year. This was announced at the Google
I/O convention in May 2011 as a ‘cohesive
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The advantage with using open source software is that they need not be purchased as
one would a windows software package. Instead, the software would be released by
developers for free use for all with appropriate acknowledge by end-user.
Hence, Android is a freely available Operating System that manufacturers of Tablets
and other devices can use to integrate the hardware(of varying capacities) and match
feature to feature with branded Android OS based Tablets from Samsung, Motorola,
As a seller this is of importance to you as you can stress on the benefits of ‘free open
source software’ as a technology-driver.
Brief history of Android
The Android technology saw the day of light in February 2009. This was quickly
followed by the 1.5 release the Cupcake in April 2009. This version saw the
introduction of recording and watching videos, upload videos, soft keyboard,
Bluetooth and animated screens.
This was followed by 1.6 (Donut), on 15 September 2009 with improved features and
integration of Gesture Builder a development tool and better User Interface.
Next, on 26 October 2006, saw the release of 2.0/2.1 (Eclair) with newer User
Interface and HTML 5 support. Digital zoom, live wallpapers were added attractions.
2.2 (Froyo) was the next release on 20 May 2010 with sophisticated features.
2.3. x Gingerbread arrived next in last months of 2010 with wonderful WebM
Honeycomb version debuted in early 2011 and is perhaps redefining the future of
Why are newer versions released so regularly
Newer versions are released to update the core operating system to overcome bugs
and add new features. Every version consists of two part names. First is a code name
such as Honeycomb and the second is the name of a dessert item in alphabetical order.
Hence the most popular android version is called the 2.3.x Gingerbread.
Evolution of Android
The android became a very successful operating system for smartphones given its
open source background and use of ARM (low cost) architecture. What began as a
smart OS for phone began to be used more for development of newer smart devices
The better performance of the OS saw android phones being sidelined for the greater
capabilities of the tablet PC. With advanced core features it became the first tablet
based on open source technology and continues to set new benchmarks for other
The current release versions
The latest of version is the 3.0/3.1 Honeycomb followed by the Ice Cream Sandwich
and is pending release in last months of 2011 and is expected to be ‘the most
ambitious release to date’.
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