The android Market has only about 10,000 apps at present—a 7-Eleven to Apple's Wal-Mart.
It makes the iPhone seem old and outdated, and makes android phones seem big and clunky.
android is created by Google but used by dozens of handset makers, including Samsung, HTC and Motorola.
"automaton resembling a human being," 1842, from Modern Latin androides (itself attested as a Latin word in English from 1727), from Greek andro- "human" (see andro-) + eides "form, shape." Greek androdes meant "like a man, manly;" cf. also Greek andrias "image of a man, statue." Listed as "rare" in OED 1st edition (1879), popularized from c.1951 by science fiction writers.
android an·droid (ān'droid')
Possessing human features and form.