Today, Mobile phone is a very important part of our life. Now, technologically mobile phone is more advances than previous. You can call it, pocket laptop. Mobile companies (Samsung, Sony, Apple, LG, MI, Lecho, Micromax, etc) launch more than fifty premium and budget smart phones yearly.
In 2016, you have seen that budget smart phones perform like premium phones. Therefore, Mi and Nokia, Motorola has made the huge profit from budget Smartphone division.
According to the recent market report, android phone has grabbed 80% global market, and apple has 19% share in the global market.
Here, I will discuss that why the company should choose the android as a mobile application development platform.
Large Android Market: Android phone market is larger than iPhone and Windows. Almost all developers know Java and Android SDK. Therefore, you can easily hire android developers at affordable price.
Innovative and creative: Android is an open-source platform and many companies (MI, Samsung, LG, etc.) launch Smartphone using custom android.
Install from any source: Anyone can install android application from different types of source. Developers easily test their application on multiple devices.
Easy entry barrier: If you want to develop your own android application, then you should register yourself as a developer on the android market and create APK. After the creating APK, you have to submit it on android. Entry barrier for Android is the easy and approval process is quick.
High market share: Android market share is much more than iOS , Windows and Blackberry.
Custom ROMs Feature: Android permits rooting of your mobile phone and you can set up customized ROMs. On the other hand, iPhone’s version of rooting is known as jail breaking, that is criminal offense in the United States.
Affordable Applications: Android applications are affordable than iOS and also almost all applications are free to install.
Better hardware: Android devices’ hardware quality is good and optimized. Some android phones features, hardware quality and price much better than latest iOS devices.
Easy to learn : Many developers have learnt Google android and other platforms such as iOS, Blackberry, Symbian, windows. However, according to the developers, they said that they can be learnt android from scratch faster than other platforms.