Android Features


Android is a powerful operating system competing with Apple iOS, Window OS and support great features. Few of them are listed below

Feature Description
Beautiful UI Android OS basic screen provides a beautiful and intuitive user interface.
Connectivity GSM/EDGE, IDEN, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, NFC and WiMAX.
Storage SQLite, a lightweight relational database, is used for data storage purposes
Media Format support H.263, H.264, MPEG-4 SP, AMR, AMR-WB, AAC, HE-AAC, AAC 5.1, MP3, MIDI, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, JPEG, PNG, GIF, and BMP
Messaging SMS and MMS
Web browser Based on the open-source WebKit layout engine, coupled with Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine supporting HTML5 and CSS3.
Multi-touch Android has native support for multi-touch which was initially made available in handsets such as the HTC Hero.
Multi-tasking User can jump from one task to another and same time various application can run simultaneously.
Re-sizable widgets Widgets are resizable, so users can expand them to show more content or shrink them to save space
Multi-Language Support single direction and bi-directional text
Cloud Messaging Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a service that let developers send short message data to their users on Android devices, without needing a proprietary sync solution.
Wi-Fi Direct A technology that let apps discover and pair directly, over a high-bandwidth peer-to-peer connection.
Android Beam A popular NFC-based technology that let users instantly share, just by touching two NFC-enabled phones together.