Abstract: Android is one of the most popular most popular open source operating system for mobile platforms. Contemplating Android application development is great choice as per current market scenario. Tough there are plenty of advantages of associated with it. The Android app ecosystem is rich and diverse and their usage is changing people’s lives. Today’s the world is moving towards mobility and we think all of us have Smartphone in our hand of android, IOS, windows. Over the year Smartphone have become an important part of the day to day life, today’s era are more addicted for the Smartphone and it became basic need in all over the word. There are some advanced feature sin android Smartphone, with which user can easily share application via online market store i.e. Google market store. But still the security area is underdeveloped. This survey is about the current work done on the android operating system.

Keywords: Android, Linux Kernel Features.