Android is an operating system based on the linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile device such as smartphones and tablet computers. Initially developed by Android which Google backed finacially and later bought in 2005. Android is unveiled in 2007.
Android is popular with technology companies which require a ready-made, low cost and customizable opertating system for high-tech devices. Despite being primarily designed for phones and tablets, it also has been used in tv,games,digital camera and other electronics.