We’ve all taken sides in the OS Wars. Debating the superiority of Apple’s iOS devices while the android fanboys try to educate us about everything that’s wrong with the iPhones. Initially, lots of trendy phone enthusiasts ignored the iPhones because of their pricey nature, however, in recent times, several android phones which are more expensive than the current iPhones have been released to the market.
That being said, the nature of the Android OS which makes it open-sourced leaves so much to be desired, but all that customizability may be a thing of the past with the recent iOS 13 update which was released recently.
How Well Do Android Devices Measure Up To Their iOS Counterparts?
Choosing between an android device and an iPhone can seem like one is standing between crossroads. If you think you’d not get the best mobile experience with an android device, then maybe you should take a peek at the following facts that show how well Android devices compare to Apple devices:
You Never Get Bored
While iPhone users are stuck with a home screen that cannot be customized to taste, android users can easily switch from one UI to another in split seconds just by swapping launchers. Mobile geeks had been hoping to see some encouraging UI changes on iOS 13, unfortunately, Apple still holds tight on their traditional user interface.
The Power Of Widgets
Scrolling through a barrage of icons just to get something done can be very frustrating, that’s where widgets come in handy. Apple phones have widgets that make things easy but with little ease of customization. On Apple phones, certain apps and their corresponding widgets cannot be features.
On the other hand, Android phones are widget kings. You can customize various types of widgets into different designs and dimensions. Owners of Android phones can completely make use of their phones by interacting with on-screen widgets, without a need to dig into the menu section.
You Can Undo A Move With Ease
iPhones are like computers without the “Control + Z” functionality. Imagine how frustrating that can be? Most variants of iPhones do not have a back button, so if you mistakenly click on the wrong option, you’d have to go all the way back to the home screen and find your way through again. Who could have thought that a button as easy as a “back” button would create so much easy.
The back button is an opportunity for people to enjoy a second chance by taking one step back to right a wrong. Android phones have this feature and it makes them come out tops in this regard.
Who Wants To Be Held Back By A Headphone Jack?
According to Statista, more than 98% of millennials cannot do without smartphones, and of this number, a significant amount of them love to experience music through their headphones. Sadly, Apple phones are not readily compatible with earphones except you’ve got a jack.
While Apple may be spending millions of dollars in research and development, they may have failed to recognize the category of customers that take up a sizeable quota of the smartphone market. Android phones, on the other hand, have continued to stick with the traditional earphone ports for ease of experience. With an android phone, you wouldn’t need to spend extra bucks on a headphone jack that will be occasionally forgotten at home.
The Issue With Closing All Apps
If you’re cheating on your spouse while using an iPhone, you may need to start closing all your active applications before she gets to the door. On an android device, tapping the button on the extreme left will bring up a preview of all the active applications, all you have to do is tap the “clear apps” button. It’s not the same experience on an iPhone.
Clearing all the active applications on an Apple phone takes much more than 3 actions. In some cases, you would have to keep swiping upwards to clear the applications individually.
While different strokes apply to different folks, the dynamism and flexibility of android devices are next to none. Previously, Apple phones seemed to be more efficient due to their flawless RAM and Memory management, but with flagship android devices installing larger RAM sizes and adopting better RAM management approaches, the android experience seems to take home the crown.
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