- Differences between Android & iPhone
- Comparison between Android & iPhone
- Features of Android
- Features of iPhone
- Pros Cons of Android
- Pros Cons of iPhone
- Which mobile programming platform to choose?
- Which mobile platform to choose from Android & iPhone?
- Which phone I should buy Android or iPhone?
- Green : Positive Point
- Red : Negative Point
- Black : Neutral
|Battery||Removable and Replaceable||No replacement battery|
|Applications||About 70,000 applications currently and growing rapidly||About 2,30,000 applications currently and growing|
|OS Update||Non upgrade-able OS||iPhone can support at least one major OS update before Apple launches a non-compatible or a higher configuration OS|
|Jailbreak||Many Android OS comes with an option to Jailbreak it from its service provider||iPhone does not have this feature when you buy it|
|Notifications||System wide notifications (non-modal) and other application notifications in cascade windows||Push notifications and individual notifications on updates|
|Internal Memory||Limited internal memory. Lots of apps in the internal memory will eventually make your phone less smart||Good internal memory and you have choice of different internal memory sizes|
|External Memory||External SD card can be inserted to store more photos, media, etc.||No external expandable memory.|
|Dictionary||Google Voice integration and user editable dictionary||Artificial Intelligence type dictionary. iPhone learns as you type|
|Separate Apps for Gmail and other E-mail||Single E-mail app|
|Visualization||Visually crippled non-Google apps||All apps are aesthetically gorgeous|
|Sync||Android has the Plug and Transfer feature||iTunes sync model – just like iPods|
|Menus and Buttons||The menu and back buttons don’t always do the same thing||One button – clear function|
|Text editing||Inconsistent text editing options||Text editing operations (cut, copy, paste) act the same irrespective of the application|
|Charger||Micro USB charger that is something which is readily available in the market||Apple charger only|
Now think which platform to choose?