Android is the KING. Number1 OS in the world. Much better than any other ios, windowsphone, etc.
Bocah IT, 03 Dec 2012IMHO, verification (or you said "censorship") is actually better for end-user. It ma... moreIt hasn't stopped goof-ups from occurring. See the case of Enfour a few weeks ago. They tweeted piracy confessionals on behalf of their legitimate users WITHOUT their knowledge.
That's the problem with the blind trust associated with "Verification". And in any case apple can't scrutinize the App source code for malicious code.
IMHO, verification (or you said "censorship") is actually better for end-user. It makes sure that all app in the market are safe (i.e not stealing your data in the background).
China is the home of dual sim, lots of people have more than one active sim, thats why it seems like its so very many cellphone users there. Philippines is another example of this, at one point statistics showed it had more active SIM cards than it had people.
nabill, 03 Dec 2012well , more than half of it are fake or look alike devices....with no brands ofering android d... moreNobody has to pay a license to use Android. It's truly free.
Hovever if you want access to the Google market, your device has to pass CTS (Compatibility Test Suite) to ensure all APIs are present and fully functional. That's dead easy to attain with decent design reference being given by Qualcomm, ST-Microelectronics, Samsung, TI, Allwinner and other Chip manufacturers.
Feature phone sales are not declining.
See the iPhones and WP8 devices. They are just locked down proprietary feature phones which restrict their users and deny them basic features like file management and impose censorship via their markets.
Android will succeed because its the only open and free OS in the mobile space.
iOS is not so popular in China due to Apple's overpricing strategy and poor after sales service.
nabill, 03 Dec 2012well , more than half of it are fake or look alike devices....with no brands ofering android d... moregoogle do not make companies pay licenses for android unlike wp! so google is very good company! they only benefit from google play and some ads!!i love the android ui and its user friendliness and the beautiful android mascot!
well , more than half of it are fake or look alike devices....with no brands ofering android devices...do thy actually pay for these liscences to google or jus a rip off like everything else over there??
Because Android is user friendly not like wp and ios are user enemy.
this is the end of the good work of the best company in that world google! i love android and google! the best in that world! especially after jellybean! long live android!