Android data and market share
Android is a mobile operating system (OS) created by Google. Its founders are Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears, and Chris White, who started the OS in 2003. There are different versions of the OS for Android Auto, Android TV or Android Wear. Although prior versions of the Android OS were based on Linux kernels, the new Fuchsia OS is based on Zircon, developed by by Travis Geiselbrecht.
Google I/O is the most popular event for Android app developers worldwide. The conference is focused on web, mobile, and enterprise Android applications.
According to the latest reports, the Android smartphones market share increased to an 85.9% in 2017. In fact, the Android OS is the only OS growing year after year, earning 109.65 billion dollars only in 2017, and with more than 3.5 million apps Android apps in the Google Play store.What you need to know before developing an Android app
Nowadays, Android is the most extended mobile platform around the world with more than 2 billion monthly active users, so developing apps for Android is always a great option.
Although Android users are less prone to pay for apps and buy in-app purchases, there are certainly some advantages when it comes to developing an Android app. For example, Android apps have a high ad revenue, which results in a great opportunity for marketers worldwide.
In addition, the validation process by the Google Play Store for Android mobile apps is faster and easier than in other app stores. Given that Android is the most used platform, the development tools are very advanced and the bugs and errors that are found are reported and fixed faster than in other OS.
According to our top Android app developers posts, Android apps take longer to develop given the existence of a great number of devices, each with its own specific features, which makes it harder for Android developers to unify. At the same time, developing apps for Android means that you have plenty of possibilities, as developers are able to introduce any kind of feature and customize the apps further. In addition, most Android developers use Material Design, which is a design language created back in 2014 by Google itself and aims at combining a great design with technological innovation.
Leading smartphone companies like Samsung, Xiaomi, ZTE, Sony or Huawei are using the Android OS for their mobile devices.What app project owners can find on the AppFutura Android directory
In this directory for top Android app developers you will find the best Android development companies worldwide with client reviews validated by the AppFutura team. At AppFutura, we have over 5 thousand Android app developers from all around the world. You can start working on your app project with these top Android app developers within our platform by using our safe escrow payment system.
Get in touch with the top Android app developers by visiting their website or calling their offices directly. If you’re interested in developing an Android app, you can also send them a message through the AppFutura contact system and ask for a quote. Moreover, if you have a detailed idea of the app you want to build, you could opt for posting an Android app project too.
You can check some of the Android app projects we have on our marketplace