When you buy smartphone today, it can run one of two operating systems either Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. They account for 99.8% total smartphones produced and delivered to customers while the rest is Windows Phone of Microsoft.
These two platforms are excellent so almost people like and get used to interact with them. In general, both operating systems have common and some important differences to make unique themselves. So android or iOS has the best platform? We will discuss it in the following article.
We will compare them in several categories then find the winner for those categories.
In terms of pricing, Apple is always in the high top, especially when they launch a new iPhone. For example, iPhone X has been sold at $1,000 and iPhone XS Max is $1,100 in the first welcome to the market. The fact that, it’s not easy for everyone to own a new iPhone as soon as it is publicized.
While Android has scale and variety about other price level for your option. For example, Google’s Pixel 3 XL and Samsung’s Galaxy Note line has familiar price to iPhone. But it has also huge good choice for low-cost. Actually, the market and customer of Android are available for the budget-conscious.
According to the number from two operating systems as below:
Android apps: 2.7 million
iOS apps: 2.2 million
Although IOS has lower rate, it has more lucrative platform for developers. Almost app on iOS apps has to pay by money whereas the Play Store has more free apps. So, new apps still land on iOS first.
Apple Maps is newer navigation system with basic key features like using maps for offline, getting estimated destination based on current traffic conditions or finding turn-by-turn directions public transit.
Whereas Google Maps becomes more popular with unsurpassed the scale and quality.