The Android operating system was developed by Android Inc., in 2004 backed by Google. Later Google bought it in 2005 at a price of $50 million.
Google’s Android operating system, has attained over a billion activations on devices like smartphones and tablets.
Human with a robot appearance is the meaning of the word Android. It refers to a male robot. Gynoid is the female looking robot.
Most of the people think that the name of Android’s logo character is also Android, but its not true. The actual name of Android Mascot is Bugdroid, though this is not official, Google team call it by this name.