Android applications are becoming a rage all around the globe as a result of which companies are looking for app developers in android so that they can leverage their business ideas on the latest technology. The use of Android-based smartphones is booming, with more than 50,000 Android apps being already developed. The Android mobile phone market is growing at an impressive rate of 32 per cent every month (source: Gartner), with new handsets being released all the time. Industry experts believe the boom owes much to the popularity of the open-source nature of the OS.
Advantages of Android platform
GSM, EDGE, CDMA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, EV-DO and UMTS technologies to send/receive data across mobile networks.
Comprehensive libraries for 2D and 3D graphics.
A wide range of libraries for image, audio and video files.
Features of Video camera, Touchscreen, GPS, accelerometer and magnetometer.
Interprocess communication (IPC) message passing.
P2P using Google Talk.
SQLite for data storage.