Why Android Development is having boom these days, some features which make android unique. Android is a powerful operating system competing with Apple 4GS and supports great features. A few of them are listed below:
Android OS basic screen provides a beautiful and intuitive user interface.
GSM/EDGE, IDEN, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, NFC, and WiMAX.
SQLite, a lightweight relational database, is used for data storage purposes.
H.263, H.264, MPEG-4 SP, AMR, AMR-WB, AAC, HE-AAC, AAC 5.1, MP3, MIDI, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, JPEG, PNG, GIF, and BMP
SMS and MMS
Android has native support for multi-touch which was initially made available in handsets such as the HTC Hero.
Users can jump from one task to another and same time various applications can run simultaneously.
Widgets are resizable, so users can expand them to show more content or shrink them to save space
Support single direction and bi-directional text.
Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a service that lets developers send short message data to their users on Android devices, without needing a proprietary sync solution.
A technology that lets apps discover and pair directly, over a high-bandwidth peer-to-peer connection.
A popular NFC-based technology that lets users instantly share, just by touching two NFC-enabled phones together.