The figures speak a clear language: The number of smartphone users amounted to 1.86 billion in 2015. For 2016 this figure is expected to exceed the 2 billion mark. Meanwhile, more people access the Internet from mobile devices than from a desktop- or laptop PC.
The versatile features and the intuitive user interface set new standards
The user can customize the screen of his device according to his own wishes
Android has very large market shares and is installed on a multitude of end devices, including Samsung, LG, HTC, Huawei and Sony
Android is operating system and software platform for mobile devices at the same time. Due to the Linux kernel, the software is freely accessible and is being continuously developed on an Open Source basis. With the Android Framework, Google is the undisputed leader in the mobile market. According to market research firm Gartner, Android reached a global market share of 84.7% in the third quarter of 2015 – unchallenged by Apple iOS with a share of 13.1%.