Iphone vs. Android

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ENG 101 3/14/2012 Iphone vs. Android What do people look for when purchasing a smart phone? What are some of the major selling points that convince consumers that iphones are better than androids or vice versa? Some people would argue that the two are different in many ways. But when looking closely at the new Iphone 4s and the Android sells you can see that there are minimal differences. The Iphone 4s’s icon interface is simple to understand and to operate. The rows of icons allow easy access to all of the downloaded applications and preloaded icons. The Iphones pull down notification system allows you to see what updates you have for your apps, social networking sites, and keeps you up to date on weather. Android phones…show more content…
Android gives you more control of the turnout of your photos. When looking you will see that the top games and downloads will be much of the same. Iphones have a wider variety of games in their store with about 360,000 available for download. Android phones have about 320,000 for download. On the Android you can download apps from the droid market. The market has many of the same applications the Iphones app store has, but Iphones have higher quality games. Most applications come to the Iphone first and then become available to other phone users. For example Netflix and instagram went to Iphones store before becoming available to members of the Android market. On Android phones you can create an app and send it to your friends. When they download the file they can use the file that you created yourself. Siri, the Iphone 4s’s new voice activation is a wonderful new feature. Siri can help you send messages to friends, open web browsers, call contacts, and much more. Itunes is a big plus when purchasing the Apple companys device. Itunes makes it possible to download music, ringtones, podcasts, and books. Apple recently came out with a new feature called Icloud. Icloud allows you to purchase your music or other items from the Itunes store on one device and be able to access it from all of your other devices. Iphone 4s makes it very easy to access all of
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