Android’s Fragmentation – Still A Problem For Android Developers by Jay 2 Minutes Read Google’s Android possesses a major flaw in its OS development, which is a fragmentation issue. For this reason, one android OS version still remains isolated from other androids OS version. It offers a wide range of hardware and software options for the developers, which in turn increases the time of development and causes complications for application design. From the latest survey of devices in the last two weeks, Google found that only 10% of android owners are running the latest version of the OS, and almost half (47%) are still using “Gingerbread” i.e. the version 2.33. Android Developers have been challenged by Android’s open nature from the beginning. In addition, the release of OS updates to all the available hardware is dependent on a wide range of sources. For such reasons, Android developers have now targeted their Android application development for devices that run the Gingerbread platform and later, which is now on over 80% of Android devices. Mobile Developers have faced even the worse fragmentation issues during the early days of development. With numerous hardware variants, developing an app for a group of devices was almost impossible. With Android, the fragmentation issue is more troublesome because of the advanced features which only a fraction of devices support it. This situation continuously drives the developers to focus on the hardware-specific abilities of smartphones. At Andolasoft we develop the most intriguing android mobile applications for individuals and from start-ups to established companies. We have team of experienced android developers who are skilled to develop innovative apps for all versions of android devices. Some of our apps showcased in the Google marketplace at: https://play.google.com/store /apps/details?id=com.andolasoft.christmasdemo& feature=more_from_developer SummaryArticle NameAndroid’s Fragmentation – Still A Problem For Android DevelopersDescriptionAndroid Developers have been challenged by Android’s open nature from the beginning. In addition, the release of OS updates to all the available hardware is dependent on a wide range of sources.Author Jay Publisher Name Andolasoft Publisher Logo Related Posts: What’s new in Android 4.4 ‘KitKat’ for Developers Android 4.2.2 is set for release this month! Android 4.2.2 brings minor updates for the Nexus users with improvements in Bluetooth audio issue Tags: Android, Android app development, Android App Development Company, android app development services, android application developer, android application development, android application development company, android development company, android development services, android mobile app development, android mobile app development company, android mobile application developer, android mobile application development android Jayadev Das email@example.com Do what you do best in – that’s what I’ve always believed in and that’s what I preach. Over the past 25+ years (yup that’s my expertise ‘n’ experience in the Information Technology domain), I’ve been consulting to small, medium and large companies ‘bout Web Technologies, Mobile Future as well as on the good-and-bad of tech. Blogger, International Business Advisor, Web Technology Expert, Sales Guru, Startup Mentor, Insurance Sales Portal Expert & a Tennis Player. And top of all – a complete family man!