My Opinion of Iphone vs Android

The world of cell phones has gone through a sea of change in the recent years. Most of the spotlight has gone to the rise of smartphones. They have become ubiquitous in our daily lives. They have evolved from being a device primarily for talking to one and have become the device for every use one can find. The world of smartphones has come to be dominated by the products from the Apple for the last few years. There have been a number of updates for the Apple smartphone; the IPhone and each of them have been a bestseller on their own. The smartphone industry has not been able to offer a suitable competitor to the IPhone and thus it continued to dominate ever since its inception in the market. However, this has changed quite dramatically in the last 12 months or so with the increase in the popularity of Android based smartphones. The Android platform is a result of collaboration between Google and the open handset alliance. This platform has gained exponentially both in terms of the total sales figure and overall market share. Android platform based smartphones have become the best sellers in most of the major markets around the world. The IPhone has found a real rival in the form of the smartphones from Samsung.

According to, IPhone has been iconic in its design form and aesthetics right from its initial days. This has always been one of this smartphone from Apple’s top selling point. The latest model of IPhone has become the centre of attention in the tech universe. The IPhone 5 has a number of new compelling features that the makers hope will propel it to the top spot in the smartphone market once again. The new version of the IPhone has a new operating system called the iOS 6, which has a number of updates and distinguishing features. The new IPhone also scores on the connectivity front. It now supports data connection over, 3G, Wi-Fi and LTE networks. Thus, it provides users with a wide range of choice when it comes to accessing the internet on the go. There is also a more advanced form of the Siri software even though the map application has been a massive let down. The new IPhone also gets a micro-USB port, which in one stroke makes all the previous IPhone accessories obsolete if not connected with the help of an adaptor.

The Android platform based smartphones that have stolen the thunder from the IPhone has been mainly from the Samsung’s stable. It has launched its flagship Galaxy SIII and the latest Galaxy Note 2 that aim to directly take on the IPhone 5. Both the phones sport a beautiful display and capable hardware under their hoods. They also have the support of the apps developer from Apps store. The choice lies with the users who can either go for the pricier IPhone from Apple, which is an iconic model and gives a boost to the owners’ image. On the other hand, they can go for the more capable and practical Android based smartphones. Either way the user is going to end up on the winning side.


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