Android-based mobile phone uses the android operating system. Android is an operating system that Google has designed for smartphones. Google co-operated with HTCC (High Tech Computer Corporation) to build a mobile phone. This is based on the Linux kernel and uses an application written in Java. You can also use games and applications that are written in C. Development of Android mobile phones encourages the introduction of open source software
The Android operating system is more complex than other operating systems. Webkit runs the G1 Chrme Lite browser. Webkit can also be used to run the iPhone Safari browser. Developers of open source software are encouraged to create Android-based applications for Android mobile phones. Developed applications will be available on Android Market. Users can download the application to access the application library on the Android mobile phone. As the Android operating system is registered under the General Public License (GPL) license, developers can freely change and improve the system. However, developers can not create an app that violates copyright. For example, an application that mimics the style of the iPhone application is forbidden. Some parts of the protected Android operating system under the Apache license
The members of the open handset association are also involved in the production of android-based mobile phones. Examples of companies belonging to the Open Handset Association: KDDI Corporation, Telecom Italia and others. The audience is responsible for the Android phone's voice processing technology. NVIDIA manufactures the graphics processor for the Android phone. Esmertec manufactures multimedia solutions for the Android phone. Four major manufacturers of Android-based phones are HTC, Motorola, LG and Samsung. In the future, the Android phone will be manufactured by the four manufacturers. They rumored that Nokia also interested in the Android phone. Japan's NTT DoCoMo has announced plans to create an Android-based mobile phone.
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