Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

What is Mobile OS? Demand for Mobile Operating Systems

By Bryan Subscribe to RSS | December 9th 2011 | Views:

Mobile users are very much aware of the Mobile operating system, but when they are asked as what is Mobile OS, they sometimes get confused. Well, both the things are equal which is called as Mobile OS in general. Basically, the Mobile Operating System is the one that runs various applications in the mobile phone.

The OS can be found not only on mobile phones, but also on tablets, PDAs and other handy devices. A mobile OS is very important to perfectly run any application on your smartphones or other devices. It is the one which determines functions and features that remain present in the devices including WAP, synchronization with applications, text messaging, email, keyboards, and others. The Mobile Operating System also determines the apps (third-party) which can perform effectively in a particular device.

Highest demand of Mobile OS:

It’s been years that a new operating system has entered the global market and became the king of all. Today, every common person demands that particular operating system which is none other than Android from Google. After the availability of Android phones and Android Market, the world has shifted towards Google’s creation and only demands Android-based devices. With such craze, the app makers and the phone manufacturers have considered to develop and create only Android-based features and phones. In fact, since its inception, Android has quickly launched with different versions to provide better access to users. Now, the latest Android version which has launched few months back and is lined up by several leading smartphone and other device makers to include in their devices is the Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Other Operating Systems:

After the launch of Android in the market, other operating systems which were on demand are completely vanished. People only started demanding Android and other mobile operating systems such as Symbian and Bada which have enormously decreased their sales.

Common Operating Systems other than Android:

• iOS from Apple

• Windows Phone from Microsoft

• BlackBerry OS from RIM

• Linux

• webOS from HP

• Bada from Samsung

• Symbian from Nokia

• MeeGo from Intel and Nokia

The mobile operating system or the software operating system which operates on devices like PDAs, smartphones, mobile phones, and other handy computers has covered a niche segment for itself in the global market. The widely used OS these days is the Mobile OS which is a mobile version of an OS and is found on computers.

Symbian was the highest used OS:

Before Android, Symbian operating system from Nokia was the highest used OS across the world. There were only two operating systems which were spread all over the world – Nokia’s Symbian and Apple’s iOS. Where iOS was ruling in North America, Oceania and Europe; Symbian ruled in South America, Asia and Africa. It’s clear that Nokia is the largest maker of mobile phones in the world, but its Symbian is still present around, but is losing gradually due to Android.

With such high competition, there are a number of mobile operating systems which are universally dead. For example, the WinCE from Microsoft is dead and it’s time to see how long Windows Phone 7 can go.

Bryan - About Author:
The author always stays updated to write on every new mobile operating system. Before, writing on mobile OS, it is important to know what is mobile OS, which the author has explained properly in this post. The author is a technology fanatic and loves to write on gadgets and new features which are introduced in the market.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:

Related Technology Articles Subscribe to RSS

Does your home deserve a Savant AV system
Published by James Blee on August 10th 2012 | Technology
Each unique project might be different but the standard of Savant AV systems remains the same, this ...
The choices you have for a brand new or used Nokia mobile
Published by Kriya Shah on November 30th 2011 | Technology
Nokia is perhaps the most trusted and admired mobile brand in the world. This is mostly because its ...
Buy Second Hand LG mobiles and others in Delhi through mobile stores
Published by Kriya Shah on November 28th 2011 | Technology
Mobiles in India is a household name and mobiles in India has become the basic requirements for a pe...
The techniques behind the laser engraving system
Published by Ema Sis on May 3rd 2012 | Technology
Laser engraving necessitates only less time whereas he traditional engraving is often time consuming...
How mobile malware can affect your smartphone
Published by Sean Burke on April 30th 2012 | Technology
Thanks to the rapid rise in the popularity of smartphones, mobile malware has never been better pois...
Select a reliable mobile apps development company
Published by Davidwarner on July 5th 2012 | Technology
FuGenX Technologies is the leading iPhone Facebook App Development Company. We have been providing i...
Chance to buy or sell a used mobile through free classifieds
Published by Nikkita Singh on March 30th 2012 | Technology
Cell phones have taken a huge success at extreme short span of time. Today mobiles being counted in ...
Nokia C2-01 is the cheapest price 3G mobile phone
Published by Nikkita Singh on May 25th 2012 | Technology
Nokia has added one more mobile handset in its c series range to meet up with the pockets of entry l...
Information Assurance and milli micro system
Published by Armaandas on April 3rd 2012 | Technology
Information Assurance

In the current environment, an organization Organizations today canno...
Foam system- ‘douse the fire’
Published by James Blee on March 22nd 2012 | Technology
The advancement in engineering and technology has made lives of people easier. At the same time it h...
Mobile Application Testing the process to pledge the quality of mobile phones
Published by Harry on April 2nd 2012 | Technology
Testing is one of the most essential segments of the application development process. Mobile applica...
More on mobile version of Titanium SDK and the development Environment
Published by Anand Kumar on May 7th 2012 | Technology
Titanium is the leading integrated mobile development platform for rapidly creating native mobile, t...
Growth of RIM in the mobile communication market
Published by Annphilip on February 20th 2012 | Technology
Research in Motion or RIM had a modest beginning. But now it is one of the world’s leading produce...
Thinking of mobile marketing? Get a mobile application for your business
Published by Peopleace on May 18th 2012 | Technology
Mobile Marketing affects communicating with consumer through mobile or cellular device, either for s...
Cloud computing and Milli micro system
Published by Armaandas on March 29th 2012 | Technology
Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is one of the hottest ideas in the world of technology. The...
Save energy costs and lower carbon emissions with an effective Sinergy sub-metering system
Published by Wendyaguiza on June 30th 2012 | Technology
Sinergy sub-metering systems are perfect for organisations wanting to monitor their electricity and ...
Install Proper UPS system to avoid ‘Shocks’ of Power Cuts
Published by Chris Adam on January 6th 2012 | Technology
Most of the countries on Earth face shortage of power supply, the reason there are plenty of power c...
Nokia mobile price in India
Published by on March 23rd 2012 | Technology
The article is all about the king of the mobile companies i.e. Nokia mobile phones, competing the su...
How the growth of android app development affects mobile market?
Published by Maddoxorson on January 6th 2012 | Technology
Android devices are marketed by Google and it allows several individuals and companies for marketing...
Paying TOO much for your mobile app development? Outsource it.
Published by Jayneel Patel on December 27th 2011 | Technology
Read on to find out how you can cut down on app development cost and keep the quality intact with an...