Android came as a new wave in the ‘Mobile Application’ industry. This mobile operating system (OS) by Google completely stirred the smart phone application market as it was easily and freely available to the developers as an open-source platform. It has a large number of phone manufacturers and large variety of hand-held devices due to its open environment.
Android has created a very developer friendly Software Development Kit (SDK) which it provides for the creation of android based mobile applications. It also updates its SDK with every enhancement in the android OS. Google’s OS SDK makes it very convenient for the programmer to write code for their own customized applications.
Every large and small IT solution provider wants to exploit the opportunity created by android. That is why; today we have a number of mobile application development companies who offer their services at very reasonable price due to the neck-to-neck competition. This competition has given additional advantages to the clients or the end-users. They are getting best of development options and services at affordable price and have consumer for the applications as well.
Companies that are providing development services have a pool of talented developers and programmers. This pool is created by hiring dedicated android application developers and professional programmers. When companies have these developers with them, they offer clients to develop applications for them, either from on-site or off-site location. In on-site development services, companies send their developers to work from clients’ office and in off-site development service, experts work from their own office in close coordination with the client side. It is also termed as ‘Outsourcing’.
For choosing the apt development company, client should look for the following benefits:
- The company should be an expert android application developer.
- It should offer user interface designing as well.
- It should possess experience of developing multiple android apps in various app categories.
- It should display a perfect app designing capability across various android devices.
- It must reduce the app development costs significantly as compared to others.
- Apart from development, testing service should also be offered.
- The app delivered after testing should extend a smooth user experience.
- The app should be totally customized
- Turnaround time should be significantly fast.
- Source code security with non-disclosure agreement should also be signed.
- If required, the company should be capable of marketing the app as well.
If, any company offers all or majorities of the APK games free download above-mentioned benefits, clients may consider signing the contract with them. Although, in general, companies do offer considerable benefits to clients as developing application on android is beneficial for them as well.
Advantages of Android platform
Android offers several benefits to the developers. For instance:
- GSM, EDGE, CDMA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, EV-DO and UMTS technologies to send or receive data across mobile networks.
- A comprehensive library for 2D and 3D graphics is also offered.
- Wide range of libraries for image, audio and video files exists.
- Features of a video camera, touch-screen, GPS, accelerometer and magnetometer are offered.
- Inter-process communication (IPC) message passing is possible through android.
- Other benefits are: