What are the differences between an iOS and Android?

Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS are operating systems used primarily in mobile technology, such as smartphones and tablets. Android, which is Linux-based and partly open source, is more PC-like than iOS, in that its interface and basic features are generally more customizable from top to bottom. However, iOS’ uniform design elements are sometimes seen as being more user-friendly.

Key Differences

  • Android operating system is developed by Google while iOS operating system is developed by Apple.
  • Android is an open source operating system while iOS is a closed operating system with some open source components.
  • Android operating system can be declared as universal operating system as it is for mostly all kinds of smartphones except Apple hardware. While iOS is restricted to Apple devices only.
  • Android is more customizable and can change almost anything while iOS is limited unless jailbroken.
  • Android is written in C (core), C++ and java (UI). iOS is written in C, C++, Objective-C, and Swift.
  • Android OS family is Unix-like while iOS OS family is Unix-like, based on Darwin (BSD) and OS X.
  • Market share of Android smartphones is 82% while of iOS it is 15%.

To read further

Android vs. iOS

Major Differences Between iOS And Android

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