android versus iosThere is always an unending comparison between Android and iOS smartphones. People nowadays tend to weigh things on which of both phones is a user-friendly and suitable to them. Indeed, a lot of things are to be considered when choosing a phone such as your lifestyles, budget and its necessity.

Now, in order to understand what are the features of an Android and an iOS smartphones, try to look at these descriptions and comparisons on which smartphone would everybody love.  We previously discussed the difference between Windows Phone and iOS Phone; below is a must read.

Apps available on iOS vs Android

Starting with their apps, about 700,000 apps are being offered in the Apple app store in which 250,000 apps are available for the iPad. Developers mostly prefer to develop games for iOS before developing it for Android. On the other hand, Google Play is the most popular app store for the Android phones currently with 600,000 apps available and most of it will run on tablets.

The Device Selection

There are wide-ranging variety of Android devices that are available at many different price points, sizes and hardware capabilities. While the iOS makes only available exclusively on Apple devices in which its phone is the iPhone, the tablet is the iPad and its MP3 player is the iPod Touch. The tendency of these makes it more expensive than equivalent hardware using Android.

Call Features

The features in calling for iOS phones have shown many abilities by replying to a phone call with a canned text message instead of answering it or setting a callback reminder. When declining a call, the Android, on the other hand only allows the user to send one of a number of self-composed texts as autoreplies.


Android instant messages allow users to log onto GTalk. However, because of its exclusiveness, non-apple users cannot simply chat to those with iOS phone. But there are other ways also those users can message over Apple users by using iMessage or by using apps from Google for GTalk and Microsoft for Skype.

Voice Commands on Android vs iOS

The voiced-based virtual assistant for iOS is Siri. One good thing about Siri is its ability to understand as well as respond to both dictation and spoken commands. Also it includes reading sports scores and standings, making reservations at restaurants and finding movie times at the local theater. Siri is also very helpful when you dictate texts and emails, schedule calendar events, and interface with car audio and navigation. Android too has a virtual assistant and it is being called Google now. Just like Siri, Google Now has those features too. It can also keep track of your calendar and give verbal reminders when it is time to leave.