Android is developed by a consortium of developers known as the Open Handset Alliance and commercially sponsored by Google. It was unveiled in November 2007, with the first commercial Android device, the HTC Dream, being launched in September 2008.
Which came first Android or iOS?
Android or iOS? … Apparently, Android OS did come before iOS or iPhone, but it wasn’t called that and was in its rudimentary form. Furthermore the first true Android device, the HTC Dream (G1), came almost one year after the release of the iPhone.
Who invented Samsung?
Did Samsung really copy Apple?
IDC said Samsung held 32.6 percent of the market to 16.9 percent for Apple. Samsung is the leading maker of smartphones using Google’s Android operating system, which has become the most popular platform despite complaints from Apple that it has infringed on its patents.
Is Android older than Apple?
People have been quick to point out that Android started in 2003 and was bought by Google in 2005. That’s two years before Apple released its first iPhone in 2007. … It’s only after the release of iOS that Google’s strategy was to copy everything that Apple does.