22points

Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)

79points

iOS 8.1

Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
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25 facts in comparison

Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8) vs iOS 8.1

Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1
22
points
79
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Why is Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8) better than iOS 8.1?

  • Allows app installs on the device's external storage
  • Is free and open source
  • Supports Java

Why is iOS 8.1 better than Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)?

  • Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
  • Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
  • Has customizable notifications
  • Supports video chat
  • Has sharing intents
  • Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
  • Has a child lock
  • Supports slow motion video recording

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

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 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

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.Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1
4.has a search browser
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

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

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

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

2.has free syncing OTA
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

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

Features

1.Has customizable notifications
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.

2.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1
3.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

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

4.Supports video chat
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1
5.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

6.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1
2.Supports Java
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1
3.Has sharing intents
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

4.has a serial shot mode
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
iOS 8.1

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

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