The iPhone vs Android battle
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The iPhone vs Android has been a topic of interest among the internet surfers. In order to compare the
two, we have to match the features that are available in both of them. This article will address some of the
scenarios, features and user experience in accordance with the past as well as the latest technology
1.Total number of users :
800 million Android smartphones and 300 million iPhones users till the December of
2013 according to the study.So, users of Android are more. Hence Android is the winner
2. Platform support
Android applications are platform independent. Whether you develop them in
Windows,Linux or others, Android leads. Here is the chart for various Android versions
Device not recognized by Windows XP, and Windows 7 for iPhone. There is huge
number of workarounds to address this major issue. Android wins.
3. Android is Cheaper than iPhone
This is not in terms of quality. Android smart phones are more inexpensive for every
user . Being said that, I justify my point with this proof :
"While it might seem obvious that an Android phone is cheaper than Apple's
iPhone range, the average price of a phone running Google's OS is now half the
price of that from the Cupertino brand."
4. Android is Google OS and iPhone uses IOS of Apple
Until now, iPhone users with Glass weren’t able to receive text messages on their
devices. Starting later this week, Google will roll out an update that will finally allow
them to see text messages right in front of their right eyes. It will not, however, allow
them to send text messages. “You won’t be able to reply from Glass due to some
limitations with iOS,” Google says. Android users, of course, don’t have to worry about
that, because text messages always worked on Glass for them.
5. Browser support
Android supports these giant browsers : Firefox, Opera and Chrome . iPhone on the other hand, doesn't
Android provides amazing Google maps with best search features and fastest address locations.iPhone
has tried with Apple maps and this can't match with the google maps in any aspect
7. Development tool
Xamarin Studio supports both Android and iPhone development.
8. The worldwide sales