When it comes to smartphones, comparison between Android and iPhone is constantly present. The usual questions are what the advantages of an iPhone over Android are, is Android better than iPhone, and so on.
In one of our previous articles: Android or iPhone, Which One is Better? , we talked about the operating systems, applications, hardware, third party accessories and the prices of these devices. The conclusion was: there is no general answer. Some people are crazy about iPhones. The others love Android. Which one you’ll choose depends on your desires and your budget. We haven’t discussed the features, and Android comes with some really great ones that make Android better than iPhone.
Why is Android better than iPhone?
One of the key features that makes Android as amazing is customization. You can change the look and feel of your phone with only a few clicks. There are many great themes available, but there are tons of wallpapers, styles, fonts and icons, to choose from as well. To make all these changes, you don’t have to root your phone or Android tablet. When it comes to iPhone and iOS, you can change the wallpaper, but in case you want more the only option is to jailbreak your device.
On Android devices, you can place a widget on a lock screen or home screen with ease. Having a quick access to certain tools or the part of an app is pretty useful. With widgets, you can really change the way you use your phone. All this is available on Android for years, and when it comes to iOS, widgets became available in the notification panel.
You don’t have to use Google Play app to install the apps
Another reason that shows why is Android better than iPhone, is the fact you can install the apps not only from Google Play Store app, you can install them from the web as well. You can use the browser on your computer, and go to Google Play, find the app you want and click on “Install’, choose a device, and the app will be downloaded and installed on your Android. In case the app or its update is not yet available on Google play, you can download an APK file from one of the sources, www.apkmirror.com for instance.
Manage the apps with ease
Apps are a huge part of every smartphone, and on Android, you can manage all the applications installed on your device with a few clicks. You can uninstall updates, clear the cache, force quit an application, or uninstall the app. All you need to do is go to Settings, and tap on Apps. Just click on the app you want, and the App info will open. Among the things I’ve mentioned, you will see how much space the app is taking. The fact everything is transparent and so simple is exactly why Android is better than iPhone. Also, you can choose default apps for certain tasks. For instance, if you have two music players installed on your Android, you can choose one of them as your default music player.
You can always get more storage space
Most Android phones or tablets have microSD slot and that means you can always get more storage space, all you need to get is a microSD card, which are more than affordable. That’s not an option with an iPhone. There is no microSD slot, so you cannot get more storage space. Each time you need to install a new version of iOS, you have to make sure that you have enough free storage space, and if you don’t, well, you will have some deleting to do. On Android, you can keep the photos, videos, music, etc. on your microSD card, and you can also move the apps to SD card.
These are just some of the features that are showing why is Android better than iPhone. If you are looking for a new phone, and you are not sure which one to get, compare the models, prices, but make sure to consider these features as well.
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