32points

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)

29points

iOS 5.0

Comparison winner
Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
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21 facts in comparison

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14) vs iOS 5.0

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
32
points
Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
29
points
iOS 5.0

Why is Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14) better than iOS 5.0?

  • Is free and open source
    ?
  • Supports Java
  • Supports widgets
    ?
  • Has sharing intents
    ?
  • Has free navigation software
    ?
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
    ?

Why is iOS 5.0 better than Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)?

  • Has customizable notifications
    ?
  • Has a child lock
    ?
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?

General info

1.Is free and open source
?

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.

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
2.has a search browser
?

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

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
3.Supports widgets
?

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.

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
4.The browser has word wrap
?

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
?

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

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
2.has free syncing OTA
?

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

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0

Features

1.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
?

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

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
2.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
3.Has customizable notifications
?

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

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
4.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
?

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.

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
5.Supports video chat
Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
6.has free navigation software
?

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

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0

Miscellaneous

1.Supports Java
Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0
2.Has sharing intents
?

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.

Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)
iOS 5.0

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