Top 10 Mobile Operating System

Here we listed the top 10 os used for mobile devices
1. Google Android OS


Google Android OS is the most popular open-source software created by Android, Inc. and was purchased by Google Inc. If you have an android phone, you are familiar with the Google Play (formerly known as Android Market) where you can download ranges of apps for free or for a fee. It is estimated to have 700 000 apps
registered there. Too much right? Current versions of android are as follows: Donut, Éclair,Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop Marshmallow. Interesting thing is that Letters starts with D E F G H I J K L and M. So we may assume the next version starts with letter K and guess what it is.


  1. Apple iOS

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The smartphones from apple have the soul of iOS software. iOS is not open source (android is open source ). iOS’s performance – fast, smooth, andit doesn’t slows down. Worth the price they said. The price is little bit high when compared with android and blackberry. But features are satisfactory.Apple is famous because of its operating system. They work up to point of nedle

  1.  BlackBerry

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BB (short form for BlackBerry) is also leading in smartphone industry. Research In Motion’s(Now BlackBerry) mobile operating system is back on track with its new line of smartphones.
With its open platform, developers can create applications using different languages like C, C++ Native SDK, HTML5, Actions Script; you can also port existing Android Apps, and more. You may visit Blackberry Developer site to start developing apps Like Google’s Google Play and Apple’s App Store, Blackberry has its own BlackBerryWorld.

  1. Symbian OS

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Symbian Foundation

Symbian is one of the mobile operating system used by Nokia. During year 2009, Symbian Foundation made the platform “available open source and royalty-free”. However the foundation then shifted to a licensing entity.It was taken over by Nokia. The website discussing Symbian’s future was closed last 2012.

  1. Firefox OS

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Once a desktop browser, the leading in free and open platforms now introduces the Firefox OS for mobile phones. Same thing, it is intended to be an open platform
free from the rules and restrictions of existing proprietary platforms. Firefox OS was made using HTML5. The free and open platform was backed by different names in industry such as eBay, Twitter, Facebook, Alcatel,LG, SMART, and more. For developers, you may interest in visiting this site.

  1. Windows 8


Windows 8 is Microsoft’s newest operating system for mobile too. Design is not only for PCs, Windows 8 is also for Tablets and Smartphones – it’s Microsoft’s way of keeping up with the consumer demands. As you see, people now prefersmobility.Thousands of apps can be downloaded at their store. The new OS from Microsoft has its unique metro style UI. Everything is provided in tiles.

  1. Ubuntu Mobile

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Now Ubuntu also entered in small size devices with its own kernel and OS. Ubuntu came with simplicity and elegance. Irun Ubuntu together with my Windows operating system. “Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit to the world of computers”. About Ubuntu Now Ubuntu’s simplicity and elegance will be on your phone. Being backed by Canonical, Ubuntu for phone ishoped to compete with leading proprietary platforms.They also provide resources for developers.

  1. Tizen OS

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Tizen is also an operating system for tablets, smartphones, and smart TVs. Samsung has plans to shift from Android to Tizen.The operating system was built using Linux. Samsung has not released smartphones yet running on Tizen platform, However, demonstration was done during Mobile World and expects it to be released soon .Developers can download its SDK at TizenFoundation site.

  1. Bada OS

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Bada in Korean means ocean or sea.
Bada OS is Samsung’s smartphone platform. Previous devices from Samsung runs a Bada operating system. However, Samsung is currently known as competitor for Apple by releasing smartphones running on Android platform.Samsung has plans to release smartphones running on new platform Tizen. They also have website for interested developers.

  1. BREW OS

Short for Binary Run-time Environment for Wireless. Maybe you never heard of it – until now. It seems unpopular because of lack of branding. BREW is an application development platform by Qualcomm for CDMA mobile Phones. Resources for developing BREW Apps can be seen at BREW is used by LG CDMA, INQ Mobile, Huawei and Samsung are some manufactures that uses BREW OS.


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