Top 10 Mobile Phones Operating Systems

Top 10 Mobile Phones Operating Systems

• Symbian:- Symbian OS is officially the property of Nokia. It means that any other company will have to take permission from Nokia before using this operating system.
• Android:- September 20th 2008 was the date when Google released the first Android OS by the name of ‘Astro’. After some time next upgraded versions ‘Bender’ and ‘Cupcake’ were also released

• Apple iOS:- iOS was introduced in 29th June 2007 when the first iPhone was developed. Since then iOS has been under gone many upgrades and currently the latest one is the iOS 6.
• Blackberry OS:- Blackberry OS is the property of RIM (Research In Motion) and was first released in 1999. RIM has developed this operating system for its Blackberry line of smart phones.
• Windows OS:- All of you will be familiar with Windows OS because it is used in computers all over the world. Windows OS has been also been used in mobile phones but normal mobile phone users find it a bit difficult to operate it but at the same time it was very popular among people who were used to it.

• BADA:- Like others Samsung also owns an operating system which is known as BADA. It is designed for mid range and high end smart phones. Bada is a quiet user friendly and efficient operating system, much like Android but unfortunately Samsung did not use Bada on a large scale for unknown reasons.The latest version Bada 2.0.5 was released on March 15th 2012. There are only 3 phones which are operating on Bada.

• Palm OS (Garnet OS):- Palm OS was developed by Palm Inc in 1996 especially for PDAs (Personal Digital Assistance). Palm OS was basically designed to work on touch screen GUI. Some Years later it was upgraded and was able to support smart phones. Unfortunately it could not make a mark on the market and currently is not being used in any of the latest top devices.

• Open Web OS:- Open Web OS also known as Hp Web OS or just Web OS which was basically developed by Palm Inc but after some years it became the property of Hewlett Packard. Web OS was launched in 2009 and was used in number of smart phones and tablets.
• Maemo:- Nokia and Maemo Community joined hands to produce an operating system for smart phones and internet tablets, known as Maemo. Like other devices the user interface of Maemo also comprised of a menu from which the user can go to any location.
• MeeGo:- MeeGo was basically called a mobile platform but it was actually designed to run multiple electronic devices including handhelds, in car devices, television sets and net books. All the devices on which MeeGo can run have the same core but the user interface is entirely different according to the device.In 2010 Moorestown Tablet PC was introduces at COMPUTEX Taipei which was also a MeeGo powered device.Most of you will have heard the name Nokia N9, but you will not be aware of the fact that this large selling device is operating on MeeGo.

• Verdict:- These ten are not the only mobile operating systems out there, there are tons more and we shall be seeing one by Firefox mobile OS in future as well. Firefox, which once dominated the internet browser market, is in process of building their own web OS for mobiles, so in the future mobile OS market might get even more competitive.

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