Top 10 Popular Mobile Operating System
2. Android Operating System
On 20 September 2008 Google released the first Android Operating System by the name of ‘ASTRO’. After some time next upgraded versions ‘BENDER’ and ‘CUPCAKE’ were also released. After that Google adopted the trend of naming android versions after any dessert or a sweet in alphabetical order. The other release are Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean and the latest version is Lollipop. It is the latest version of the Android Operating System, you can read my article Latest Android OS Android 4.5 (Lollipop). Since the android platform is not closed like iOS, there are too many great android apps developed by developers.
Just after releasing into the smartphone and tablet Android gained max popularity due to its features, appearance and efficient working. Many new features are introduced in every update of Android, every update fix bugs in Android OS as well as improved in performance and also gives a beautiful user interface.Google Play is an official app market which provides millions of different apps for Android Phones. Samsung, Motorola, HTC, Micromax, Sony and many other popular manufacturers are using Android OS in there devices. Nowadays Android is one of the top OS and gives tough fight to Windows OS and iOS.
Some of the smartphone operating on Android OS are HTC Desire, Samsung Galaxy Grand, Motorola Droid Razr, Nexus 5.
3. Blackberry OS
Blackberry Operating System is the property of RIM (Research In Motion) and was released in 1999. RIM has developed this operating system for its Blackberry Smartphones. Blackberry OS is completely different than other operating system. Smartphone design as well as interface style is also different having a trackball for moving of the menu and a qwerty keyboard.
Blackberry OS is the close source OS and it is not available for any other manufactures, just like Apple. Apple is also a close source OS. The latest release of this OS is Blackberry OS 10.2.1.3. which was introduced in May 2014. It is very reliable OS also immune to almost all type viruses.Some of smartphones operating on Blackberry OS are Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve, Blackberry 8520, Blackberry Z10,Blackberry Q10 and Blackberry Torch.