8 Unique Features of the Android Operating System

Alternate Keyboards

Android supports multiple keyboards and makes them easy to install; the SwiftKey, Skype, and 8pen apps offer ways to change your keyboard style quickly.

Infrared Transmission

The Android operating system supports a built-in infrared transmitter, allowing you to use your phone or tablet as a remote control.

No-Touch Control

Using Android apps such as Wave Control, users can control their phones touch-free, using only gestures.

Wireless App Downloads

 Accessing app stores on any mobile device can be frustrating, but iOS makes it a little more complicated.

Wireless App Downloads

 Accessing app stores on any mobile device can be frustrating, but iOS makes it a little more complicated.

Storage and Battery Swap

Android phones also have unique hardware capabilities. Google’s OS allows it to remove and upgrade your battery or replace one that no longer holds a charge.

Widgets

Apps are versatile, but sometimes you want information at a glance instead of opening an app and waiting for it to load.

Custom ROMs

Android operating system is open-source, developers can tweak the current OS and build their versions, which users can download and install in place of the stock OS.