Android is a mobile operating system based on Linux kernel and other open-source software. Designed for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets, it is free to open source code and licensed under the Apache license.
It comes with pre-installed Google apps including Gmail, Google Chrome, YouTube, Google Play Music, Google Play Movies & TV, and many more, and allows users to browse, download and update applications published by Google. A mobile application known as a mobile app or an app, it is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device or watch and these applications are generally downloaded from application distribution platforms. Types of android mobile applications.
A native application is a smartphone application coded in a specific programming language such as java, ios android, and Native applications have the ability to use device-specific hardware and software,
A hybrid application is a mix of native and web-based application design for a particular platform it runs as a real app not as a web page also can work offline.
A web app is an app you can use over the internet with a browser. You don't have to install anything, download any software or worry about upgrading. Gmail, yahoo mail, hot mail these all are are example of web- based applications