99points

Android 9.0 Pie

83points

iOS 12

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30 facts in comparison

Android 9.0 Pie vs iOS 12

Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
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83
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Why is Android 9.0 Pie better than iOS 12?

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

Why is iOS 12 better than Android 9.0 Pie?

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

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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 OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
3.Supports widgets
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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.

4.The browser has word wrap
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

5.has a search browser
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

2.has free syncing OTA
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

Features

1.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

2.Has customizable notifications
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

3.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
4.Supports video chat
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
5.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

6.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
2.Supports Java
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
3.Has offline voice recognition
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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

4.Is a multi-user system
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
5.Has sharing intents
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

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 9.0 Pie
iOS 12

The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

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