4 features Android, which lacks the iPhone users




This week, Google has started to spread to the “Google Phone” new operating system Android 5.0 Lollipop, which became the company’s response to the iOS 8. Customers, meanwhile, does cross swords in disputes, some of the platforms pulled ahead in convenience and innovation.


Until recently it seemed that compare smartphones iOS and Android meaningless. Previously, it was simple: if you want a watered-down gadget created by perfectionists – buy an iPhone or iPad. If you need the freedom to choose the device and the ability to fine tune the system yourself, look in the direction of Android. But, apparently, in the near future such stereotypes can be sent into retirement.

Subjectively, operating systems are becoming more similar to each other. Android is gradually taking something for that iPhone and iPad users have always valued in iOS – aesthetics, simplicity and convenience. In turn, iOS increases functionality and customization.

The site Reddit conducted a survey which functions and features of Android-devices users would like to see on your iPhone. Next, the four most popular answer.
Possibility to install applications “by default”

In iOS 8 Apple gave the ability to customize a number of functions at the system level, for example to change the keyboard and put widgets. Such personalization – the norm for Android. Moreover, users OSes from Google can choose which application should be standard for any task. For example, click on the link “Add task to calendar» in iOS 8 opens the staffing application. While Android is prompted to select which program to use and make it the default.

LED notifications

Android devices are unique in that many models are equipped with LED notifications on the front panel. He alerts for incoming messages, SMS, unread mail – LED flashes for all missed events. He red informs about the battery. On the iPhone, this indicator is not available.

More capacious battery

Apple seeks to make the iPhone as thin as possible, sacrificing battery capacity. The company relies on the efficient management of tasks by the operating system. However, many do not have enough autonomy “apple” smartphone. In addition, many Android-devices can easily change the battery. Disputes over whether it is better built or replaceable battery, being more than one year. Replacement battery is vital for travelers who spent a week without access to electricity. If necessary, a removable battery allows you to set a smartphone more capacious battery.

Protection from dust and water

Moisture protection is not a unique function of Android-based phone. Nevertheless iPhone owners would not mind to get protection from moisture and dust, which can boast the same flagship Sony. Samsung Galaxy S5, for example, is fully protected against dust and can be up to half an hour to be submerged in water to a depth of 1 m. With this device you can safely take with you on vacation and do not be afraid of rainy weather.


See also:

8 functions iOS 8 borrowed from Android
8 vs. iOS Android L: which platform is better?
8 vs. iOS Android L: comparison of interfaces

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