We’ve discussed Google’s Android Operating System before as it pertains to Verizon partnering with the tech giant or the system’s specific capabilities, but there’s a lot to catch up on, as is often the case with Google. There are now a ton of Droid systems already on the market, with more coming. Keep reading as we take a closer look at the state of the market.
Not only is the Droid system most favored among developers (as we’ll soon learn), but since the operating system’s release in October of 2008, an unprecedented number of smartphones (and e-readers, among a few other gadgets) now use the system. By the end of 2009, Google expected there to be 18 Android phones by year's end, but just a few months in 2010 there are a whopping 45 smartphones making use of the Droid system.
Let’s catch up on the latest Droid developments and find out a little bit about the latest smartphone to join the Droid army: the Motorola Backflip, which is being offered by AT&T.