Apple is the only company that makes
iPhones, so has extremely tight control
over the software and hardware.
Curated app store, fewer worries of
No expandable storage
Google offers its Android software to
many phone makers, so Android
phones vary quite a bit in size, weight,
features, user experience, and quality.
Open source, easily customised
Expandable storage on many phones
Higher chance of malware
Interface not the same on all phones
iPhone App Store offers slightly fewer
apps than Android
Apple is popular about what apps it
allows and how it changes its policies.
Google Play has a massive number of
Google’s standards for Android apps
are tad ﬂexible
iPhone users have quick and regular
iOS updates for the iPhone.
Android updates take little more
number of months to arrive on all the
For the tablet, computer, or wearable
users Apple offers better options.
Google's services work across all devic-
es, but because there are so many man-
ufacturers of Android devices there's
no uniﬁed experience.
Integration With Other Devices
Apple users can take their device to the
closest Apple Store, where a trained
Android users get the support from the
phone company their phone belongs to,
but there is no Android Store to sup-
Apple’s Siri is improving all the time and
gets even more powerful in iOS 10, but
it's still limited to fairly simple tasks
when compared to Google Now.
Google Now, the most prominent artiﬁ-
cial intelligence/intelligent assistant
system on Android, is extremely pow-
Early iPhone models had batteries
issues but the recent models, it’s easy
to go days at a time without needing a
Due to the greater variety of hardware
used in Android phones, Android’s bat-
tery life is more varied.