Art. 11 – Vol. 21 – No. 2 – 2011
National Institute for Research & Development of Informatics – ICI Bucharest
Abstract: Are defined the types of mobile devices, their produceres, sales volumes and market shares. It identifies the operating systems used for mobile devices and their usage. Are defined mobile applications. Are establish types of mobile applications and is described each type. What these applications have features and their importance. Technological constraints are taken into account for applications running on mobile devices. Establish quality characteristics for mobile applications. Quality of mobile applications differ depending on the type of application.
Key words: mobile device, operating system, mobile applications, quality.