The tools and technologies are changing very rapidly in mobile industry. It is important for mobile game developers to keep themselves abreast of the current trends and technologies, including what mobile phones wireless providers are carrying and what technologies they support.
Platform can be considered as a virtual games console inside a mobile phones. The different types of platform can be considered the rough equivalent to the PlayStation and Xbox, at least in as much as they have distinct capabilities and their games aren't interchangeable. (That is, just as you can't play an Xbox game on a PlayStation, you can't play a BREW game on a Java handset).
In this section, we will be discussing some of the dominant platforms in the mobile game landscape. Though the mobile game landscape is certainly changing fast, it fairly safe to narrow down the mobile phone platforms suitable for game development to the following: