92points

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)

87points

iOS 11

Comparison winner
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
vs
vs

29 facts in comparison

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19) vs iOS 11

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

Why is Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19) better than iOS 11?

  • Allows app installs on the device's external storage
  • Is free and open source
  • Is a multi-user system
  • Supports Java
  • The browser has word wrap
  • Has offline voice recognition

Why is iOS 11 better than Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)?

  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has a serial shot mode
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
  • Supports instant markup
  • Has AirPlay

Key features and highlights

relevant

General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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.The browser has word wrap
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

3.Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
4.Supports widgets
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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.

5.has a search browser
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

relevant

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

2.has free syncing OTA
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

relevant

Features

1.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
2.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

3.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

4.Supports video chat
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
5.Has customizable notifications
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

6.has free navigation software
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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

relevant

Miscellaneous

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
2.Is a multi-user system
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
3.Supports Java
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11
4.Has offline voice recognition
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

5.Has sharing intents
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

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.

6.has a serial shot mode
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
iOS 11

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

Top 10 OS

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.