19points

Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)

23points

iOS 4.2

Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
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Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4) vs iOS 4.2

Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2
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23
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Why is Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4) better than iOS 4.2?

  • Is free and open source
  • Supports Java
  • Supports widgets
  • Has free navigation software
  • Has free syncing OTA

Why is iOS 4.2 better than Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)?

  • Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
  • Supports video chat
  • Tracks the current position of a mobile device
  • Has a child lock
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
  • Has AirPlay

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

2.Supports widgets
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

3.has a search browser
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer

2.has free syncing OTA
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

Features

1.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2
2.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.

3.Supports video chat
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2
4.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

The OS has a feature for tracking the position of a mobile device. This feature is particularly useful if your phone gets stolen or if you lose it.

5.Copy and paste features in web browser
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2
6.has free navigation software
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.

Miscellaneous

1.Supports Java
Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)
iOS 4.2

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