Android is the most popular mobile phone operating system of today’s world occupying more than 80% of the market all around the globe. The reason behind the popularity of this Google made OS are many. Among them, the top is definitely the amount of apps in Google play store. Android is a much simpler platform to develop an app thus, attractive for qualified and creative developers with cool ideas. Also, it is much easier to earn good amount of cash through android apps than iOS, Blackberry, Tizen or Microsoft apps. This made more and more quality app developers to start developing innovative and interesting apps for this platform. Among them many are games, news, photo editing, security apps and many other different categories. And without any doubt, this rich amount of qualified apps in the android market called Google Play Store made android come this far. Also, the cool and simple user interface, popular brands such as Samsung, Sony, Symphony, Walton, Huawei etc. using this OS in their smartphones, cheap price are some other causes of popularity of this OS.
Likewise the other countries, android smartphone craze and sales in Bangladesh is also top. Here in this page you will find latest released android mobile or smartphone price in Bangladesh from over 25 brands including Samsung, Symphony, Walton, Sony, LG, HTC, Micromax, Maximus, Huawei, Asus, Oppo, Mycell, Lava, Okapia, Alcatel, Intex, Motorola, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Lava etc.
After the first release in September 2008, this operating system is constantly being upgraded to match the latest technological standard or in other words, it is constantly trying to bring a better technology and user experience through its new versions and updates. The android update history goes like this – Alpha (1.0), Beta (1.1), Cupcake (1.5), Donut (1.6), Eclair (2.0–2.1), Froyo (2.2–2.2.3), Gingerbread (2.3–2.3.7), Honeycomb (3.0–3.2.6), Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0–4.0.4), Jelly Bean (4.1–4.3.1), KitKat (4.4–4.4.4, 4.4W–4.4W.2), Lollipop (5.0–5.1.2), Marshmallow (6.0). In the latest Marshmallow version, Google has added some highly innovative features in its dominating smartphone operating system. Android Marshmallow has App stand-by mode for powerful battery saving, built-in fingerprint sensor, “Now on Tap” to get useful information fast, core security improvement such as limited access permission for any app at anytime etc.
Like everything else in the world, this popular platform also has some drawbacks or negative sides. The strongest one is the security. Because the OS is quite flexible and open, hackers can attack much easier in android devices than BlackBerry or iOS as these are much more closed and uniquely coded. So, if you are highly concerned about your privacy, you may like to consider BB phones or iPhones over android. Other than the security issue, android is actually quite a charm.
Some of the most popular android apps are whats app, angry birds, flappy bird, clean master, candy crush saga, clash of clans, Facebook, Instagram etc.