The battle between tech giant Apple and Android phone technology continues to rage on with each new entrant into the smartphone market. The rivalry between these two technologies is well-known and legendary.
Apple lovers often punt the brand’s phones as trendsetters while the Android market is filled with various offers from numerous brands, each vying for the top spot in the market.
The truth is that both the Apple iPhone and Android each have their own pros and cons.
What are the pros offered by Android?
Better battery life in certain models. The Sony brand really stands out in this sector, with the Xperia range often offering superior quality battery life – superseding some Apple iPhone models.
There is a range of complex apps on offer.
Some Google services are vastly superior to Apple counterparts.
More smartphone choices. Numerous tech companies are using Android technology in their smartphones, so consumers can choose from brands like Samsung, HTC and Huawei among others.
What does the Apple iPhone have to offer?
iOS is a pleasure to use- it’s a simple and versatile operating system, with impressive speed.
The phone offers a great user experience, with simple and vast apps.
Instant access to updates. As soon as Apple updates are available the company makes them available for users.
Many developers target Apple devices before Android, so the latest apps are often tested through Apple iPhones before other software systems.
Easy syncing capabilities, so if you own a MacBook or an iPad you can sync your phone with these devices seamlessly.
What works against Android?
- Android updates take months to arrive on all the devices.
- There is no option to uninstall extra apps.
What cons are associated with the Apple iPhone?
- Sharing content isn’t so easy when your friends don’t have iPhones.
- Widgets are limited to “avoid clutter”.
- The battery isn’t removable.
- Expandable memory is not offered.