Top 10 Mobile platforms

Aug 23, 2016

Mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) have become the essential tools in every business, and businesses have to support the variety of mobile platforms

See also: Mobile Device Management systems, Mobile App Builders, Virtual Assistants
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Android powers millions of phones, tablets, and other devices and brings the power of Google and the web into your hands. With an amazingly fast browser, cloud sync, multi-tasking, easy connect & share, and the latest Google apps (and thousands of other apps available on Google Play) your Android powered device is beyond smart.
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iOS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple. Runs on iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. Authorized third-party native applications are available through Apple's App Store.
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Windows 8 is an operating systems produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, netbooks and tablet PCs. It features the Metro-style interface that is designed for touchscreen input similar to that in Windows Phone
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Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system designed by Google to work exclusively with web applications. Google Chrome OS is initially intended for secondary devices like netbooks, not as a user's primary PC, and will run on hardware incorporating an x86 or ARM-based processor.
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BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system, developed by Research In Motion for its BlackBerry line of smartphone and tablet devices. The operating system provides multitasking and supports specialized input devices that have been adopted by RIM for use in its handhelds, particularly the trackwheel, trackball, and most recently, the trackpad and touchscreen.
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Symbian is a proprietary mobile operating system (OS) designed for smartphones and currently maintained by Nokia. The Symbian platform is the successor to Symbian OS and Nokia Series 60. Now Nokia is migrating from Symbian to Windows Phone.
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Sailfish OS is a Linux-based general-purpose operating system, widely known as a mobile operating system combining the Linux kernel for a particular hardware platform use.
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Firefox OS (Boot to Gecko) is an open-source Web-based platform for mobile devices developed by Mozilla. Using HTML5 and the new Mozilla-proposed standard APIs, developers everywhere will be able to create amazing experiences and apps. Developers will no longer need to learn and develop against platform-specific native APIs.
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Tizen is an open and flexible operating system built from the ground up to address the needs of all stakeholders of the mobile and connected device ecosystem, including device manufacturers, mobile operators, application developers and independent software vendors (ISVs). Tizen is developed by a community of developers, under open source governance, and is open to all members who wish to participate.
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HP webOS is a mobile operating system based on a Linux kernel, initially developed by Palm, which was later acquired by Hewlett-Packard and open-sourced. WebOS uses multi-touch gestures to navigate on the touchscreen. The interface uses "cards" to manage multitasking and represent apps.
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Samsung bada is a smartphone platform , which is created for wide range of devices. Features such as plenty of UI controls, Flash support, sensors support help applications to be more interactive. Service-centric features such as in-app-purchasing, SNS integration help applications to offer customers a richer, more interactive experience.