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COS, Android & iOS Competitors from China

Rumors are saying China is developing a mobile operating system finally proved. Bamboo Curtain country recently announced COS, Chinese Operating System.

Interestingly, the Chinese statement claiming that the operating system thrusting better security compared to Android and iOS.

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“Open source operating system that is no pose a security risk, and foreign-made systems difficulty adapting in China (with different languages), a problem that is fixed in COS,” wrote the Chinese Academy of Sciences in one of his articles as reported by the Times.

But it became a hot conversation is looks very thick feel of Android. Although the Chinese government declared COS was built from scratch by the selected team, a number of analysts also called COS is actually a modified heavy Android. Even in the website Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter-his, COS often quipped.

Name is Copy Other System. It is not open source, they (the development team COS-ed) certainly afraid that others will eventually see that the source code is the same as Android, wrote byxu, one user of Sina Weibo.

Contek action performed COS also seemed increasingly strengthened through a video demo. Inside COS run on HTC Butterfly S which is actually an Android phone. So needless to say profound adjustments to enable it.

Even so, as quoted from Ars Technica, Thursday (01/23/2014), mobile operators China Mobile and China Telecom is reportedly testing the device operating system COS.