Android vs iPhone
It is an old and famous debate among the mobile phone lovers that which phones are best, Android-based or iOS-based? Many comparisons on Android vs iPhone have been taken out over social media for many years. iPhone fan claims that iPhone has beaten the Android phones in all aspects while Android phone’s supporter is always ready to prove that Android phones are still better than iPhones in many terms although iPhone has caught up Android in many ways with the release of iPhone 7, still Android has higher votes.
I also own a MacBook Pro and an iPad at work, and I have Windows based desktop at my home, and I love my MacBook Pro and my desktop as well. You cannot say I am an iPhone hater as I own apple’s products as well but when we talk about mobile phones, I always support Android phones over iPhones as I currently own Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Why I support Android phone and prefer it over iPhone? Well, I am going to give you my reasons, and after reading these reasons, I am sure you guys are also going to pick Android in Android vs iPhone comparison.
Wide Range of Choices
When you have Android vs iPhone comparison. You will come to know that iPhone bounds you with the limitation of choices, as iPhone is developed and maintained by one company “Apple”. All the updates regarding hardware and software are managed by the “Apple”, so users have to bear all the features whether that is like by some users or not.
Android is the open source operation system developed by the Google and is provided to many mobile phone companies to use it in their phones like Samsung, HCT, Sony, Motorola, LG, etc. so you have a lot of choices in this regard. Do you want to have a better camera for pictures in your mobile? You can choose the mobile with a better camera with Android.
You want a cell phone with better screen resolution you can choose the one in Android as Android is using by many mobile phone companies which are focusing on different features. Some companies have better cameras, and some companies have better hardware, some have a better screen. You can have different models and different sized Android phones while in iPhone you have limited options in term of size of the phone.
In term of customization, Android phones are far better than the iPhone. You can make customize setting of your Android phone’s user interface. You are bored off with your keyboard, don’t worry Android is here for you, you can download a customized keyboard application from Google Play Store and can enjoy the keyboard of your choice.
You are not satisfied with the home screen of your Android phone and not with the launcher as well? Don’t worry. You are using the Android phone. You can download the mobile application launcher from Google Play Store and completely change the interior look of your cell phone according to your wish.
Well, Apple claims that they prefer the simple and user-friendly interface. I guess this claim was just to hide the fact of iPhone’s not giving a lot of customization options just like Android because with iOS 8 and in iPhone 7, Apple has given many customization options like third party’s keyboard, etc. which Android is offering from many years. So, in Android vs iPhone battle, Android is again better in term of customization.
Multitasking & Widgets
Multitasking is the prominent feature of the Android as Android offers you to use two applications at a time by dividing the screen into two parts. You just simply open the multitasking window and select the two apps which you want to use at a time. You can enjoy a video on the YouTube while accessing your file system at the same time. Looking at a video lecture on one window and taking the notes of the video at the same time on the second window.
You can watch a movie while texting your friend. Now in Android vs iPhone, its iPhone’s turn to show some multitasking. Well Apple has introduced the feature of multitasking, but it’s somewhat useful on iPads but not working very well. Android has to multitask for such long time and hence far better than iPhone.
When we talk about widgets, Apple has given the facility of widget now with the release of iOS 8 but not properly. It only lets you set the widget to the notification center of your iPhone. While Android is limitless in this regards. You can have many widgets on your home screen, and that is the most lovable feature of the Android. You can have widgets of an Alarm clock, custom clock, weather, flashlight, direct call to the contacts, etc. you can set all these widgets on your phone’s home screen.
In Android vs iPhone comparison, once again Android is going to beat the iPhone in term of expanding memory option. Almost 80% of Android mobile phones offers the feature of expanding memory via memory card. The mobile phones have the slot on the sides of the mobile phone or under the back cover of the cell phone for the memory card.
While iPhone does not offer the expandable memory option, in fact, Apple makes you pay an extra $100 to upgrade the device in term of memory from 16GB to 32GB and from 32GB to 64GB which is not a fair deal, I mean $100 just for memory upgradations. I added a 64GB SD memory card on my Galaxy S7 Edge which came with a 32GB of internal memory. Now I have 96GB, and it cost me only $18 as it was the price of SD card. Well, Android again beat the iPhone.
In Android vs iPhone comparison, people always talk about the software and application or operating system that which operating system is better Android or iOS and which version has best features, etc. but the comparison is not about the comparing the software. It is about comparing all the things including hardware as well in Android vs iPhone. For hardware comparison, I am comparing my Galaxy S7 Edge with iPhone Plus. And let you decide which is better. My vote is still with Android in term of hardware as well.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
|Processor||Octa-core 2.3 GHz Exynos 8890||Quad-core 2.3 GHz Apple A10 Fusion|
|RAM||4 GB||3 GB|
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||iOS 10|
|Screen Resolution||2560 x 1440||1920 x 1080|
|Pixel Density||534 ppi||401 ppi|
|Rear Camera||12 Megapixels||12 Megapixels|
|Front-Facing Camera||5 Mega Pixels||7 Mega Pixels|
|Memory Card||Micro SD||N/A|
|Weight||157 g||192 g|
|Size||150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm||158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm|
|Water Resistance||Yes, IP 68||Yes IP 67|
|Battery Capacity||3600 mAh||2900 mAh|
|3.5 mm jack, Aux||Yes||No|
|Wireless, Fast Charging||Yes||Yes|
Now you can see Galaxy S7 Edge is far better than the iPhone 7 Plus although iPhone 7 Plus released six months later than the Galaxy S7 Edge. Now you can also see Galaxy S8 Phone.
These are the main reason why I support Android over iPhone when it comes Android vs iPhone comparison. And hope so this article will help you out to decide that why Android is far better than iPhone and why 80% of mobile users are on Android and just 13% mobile users are on iPhone.