Take the 2-minute tour ×
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When I open my Battery Usage, there are two components enlisted as Android OS and Android System. What is the difference between these two?

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 4 down vote accepted

"I got a rather meaningful suggestion on another forum that "Android OS" is actually the low-level kernel, while "Android System" is actually the higher-level OS service layer"

Source: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=10922010&postcount=3

share|improve this answer
    
This seems to make sense. Maybe it's right. –  Lelouch Lamperouge Aug 17 '11 at 18:21

I don't know what the difference is between them, however, if you're asking the question because 'Android OS' is using a large percentage of your battery life then you may have the 'Android OS drains battery' bug.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.