What is the difference between ANDROID and IOS ?
Hey guys , here is some reasons that why there is a enormous controversy regarding these two most popular operating system.
Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS are operating systems used primarily in mobile technology, such as smartphones and tablets. Android, which is linux-based and partly open source, is more PC-like than iOS, in that its user interface and basic features are generally more customizable from head to bottom. However, iOS’ uniform design elements are mostly seen as being more user-friendly.
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|Source model||Open source||Isolated, with open source components.|
|OS origin||Linux||OS X, UNIX|
|Initial release||23th of September, 2008||29th of July, 2007|
|Customizability||A lot of stuff to custom according to need of the user||Limited (upto some extend ) unless jailbroken|
|Developer||Google, Open Handset Alliance||Apple Inc.|
|Available language(s)||More thank 100 worldwide Languages||Approximately 34 Languages|
|Data transfer||more reliable as compared to iOS. Using USB port and Android File Transfer desktop app. Photos can be shared via USB without apps.||More difficult. Media files can be transferred using iTunes desktop app. Photos can be exchanged out via USB without apps.|
|Available on||Many smart phones and tablets. Major manufacturers are Samsung, Motorola, LG, HTC and Sony.. Nexus and Pixel line of devices is pure Android, others bundle manufacturer software.||iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation)|
|Phone calls and messaging||Google Hangouts. 3rd party apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Duo and Skype all work on Android and iOS both.||iMessage, FaceTime (with other Apple devices only). 3rd party apps like Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Duo and Skype all work on Android and iOS both.|
|Web browsing||Google Chrome/Mozila firefox (or Android Browser on older versions; other browsers are available)||Mobile Safari (Other browsers are available)|
|App store , Affordability and interface||Google Play – 1,000,000+ apps are available for the user||Apple app store – 1,000,000+ apps|
|Video chat/call||Google Duo and other 3rd party apps||FaceTime (Apple devices only) and other 3rd party apps|
|Voice commands||Google Now, Google Assistant||Siri|
|Navigation||Google Maps||Apple Maps (Google Maps also available via a external app download)|
|Latest stable release and Updates||Pie 9.0 , August 6, 2018||iOS 12.1, Oct 30, 2018|
|Alternative app stores and side loading||plethora alternative app stores excluding the Google Play Store.||Apple restricted 3rd party app stores. The phone needs to be jailbroken if you want to get the apps from external stores.|
|Battery life and management||Many Android phone manufacturers equip their devices with large batteries with a extended life.||Not good at all. However, Apple is able to squeeze decent battery life via hardware/software optimizations.|
|Open source||Kernel, UI, and some standard apps||The iOS kernel is not open source but is based on the open-source Darwin OS.|
|File manager||Yes. (Stock Android File Manager included on devices running Android 7.1.1)||Not available|
|Photos & Videos backup||Apps available for automatic backup of photos and videos. Google Photos allows unlimited backup of photos. OneDrive, Amazon Photos and Dropbox are other alternatives.||Up to 5 GB of photos and videos can be automatically back up on iCloud.|
|Security||Android software patches are available soonest to Nexus device users. Manufacturers tend to lag behind in pushing out these updates. So at any given time a vast majority of Android devices are not running updated completely patched software.||Most dweller will never encounter a crises with malware for they don’t go outside the Play Store for apps. Apple’s software updates support older iOS gadget also.|
|Rooting, bootloaders, and jailbreaking||Access and complete control over your device is available and you can unlock the bootloader.||Complete control over your device is not available at all.|
|Cloud services||Native integration with Google cloud storage. 15GB free, $2/month for 100GB, 1TB for $10.||Native integration with iCloud. 5GB free, 50GB for $1/month, 200GB for $3/mo, 1TB for $10/month.|
|Interface||Touch Screen||Touch Screen|
|Supported versions||Android 5.0 & later (Android 4.4 is also supported but with patches)||iOS 8 & later|
|First version||Android 1.0, Alpha||iOS 1.0|
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