Statistics show that initially, Androids soared high above in sales, collecting nearly 60% more than iPhones in the 3rd quarter of 2012. However, as the iPhone 4S was released, iPhone sales quickly skyrocketed, meeting sales with Android as they decreased dramatically.
All About Android 3.0-8.0 Megapixel camera *S-Voice 4 inch display *Front facing camera lense App store 4G LTE *Not available on all phones
All About iPhone Siri 8.0 Megapixel camera App store Front facing lense iCloud 3.5 inch display iTunes
Pros Cons • Removable battery • *Physical keyboards • 7 home pages • Multiple models • More affordable than an iPhone • Less apps than iPhone • Short battery life Androids
Pros Cons • Different memory sizes • Stream iTunes to phone • Siri • Efficient battery life • One model • Expensive • Auto-correct iPhones
Some of the most popular apps that both the iPhone and Android share are Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Instagram and other given apps such as Facebook and Twitter. However, iPhone has many more apps exclusively made for Apple. Some of these include Find My iPhone, iTunes, and Weather Underground while Android only has a few such as Ringdroid.
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Which do prefer? Android or iPhone? • If you have a smart phone, which app do you believe has been the most helpful? • Depending on what phone you have, what is the best feature that it allows? Discussion Board