Android is an operating system for mobile phones that is run by the tech giant, Google. Google bought Android Inc from the company that developed the software in 2003.
The first Android OS was initially released in 2008 and the latest version is Android 7.0 Nougat. Android 7.0 Nougat was released in August 2016. Android is one of the most popular mobile operating systems in the World.
Based on data from May 2017, Android currently controls almost 64% of the market share in the mobile phone industry. Suffice it to say, Android is a powerhouse because of its great features, easy-to-use user interface, and flexibility in terms of device use.