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Android is an operating system based on the Linux kernel, and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
Licensemainly Apache 2.0
Platformssince NDK r17: armeabi-v7a, arm64-v8a, ix86, amd64
Based OnAndroid Open Source Project (AOSP)
Package ManagerAPK, Various app stores
OS FamilyLinux (AOSP-based)
Programming LanguageC(Linux Kernel), C++(Dalvik,Art) & Java
DeveloperOpen Handset Alliance
Update frequencyMonthly, however shipping depends on the device manufacturer
DistributionsLineageOS, /e/, BlissOS, MIUI, OmniROM, Replicant