Google Android vs Apple iOS

Google Android vs Apple iOS

The greatest battle for supremacy between the two giants.

Simplicity: Android has a bit of a learning curve.

WINNER: iOS

Choice of Handsets: Android has more than 80 handsets, Apple has 2

WINNER: Android

Customization and Widgets: Android is highly customizable. Apple limits customization

WINNER: Android

Notification System: The beauty of Android notifications is that the pull down notification bar is visible in almost all applications, so wherever you are, you can just pull down the menu and switch to the notifying application.

WINNER: Android

Calendar and Contacts : Android’s approach to contacts is much more socially connected.

WINNER: Android

Multi tasking: iOS doesn’t allow true multitasking because apps don’t continue to fully run in the background

WINNER: Android

E-mail and Messaging:

WINNER: Android

App Store and Selection:

WINNER: iOS

Web Browsing: iOS’ Safari offers a very good browsing experience, but Android supports Flash, so you won’t find any dead-end sites. It also provides more sharing options. Plus, there are plenty of free add-ons for Google’s OS that make surfing sweeter.

WINNER: Android.

Maps and GPS: This round is no contest. Not only does Android get new versions of Google Maps first (understandably so), it also includes Google Navigation, which provides free turn-by-turn directions.

WINNER: Android.

Media:

WINNER: iOS.

Software Updates:

WINNER: iOS.