The smartphone world is dominated by two major OS platforms-iOS and Android. The biggest question rings in our head when we buy a smartphone for the first time is that which one should I opt for? So, here we have enunciated some points to guide you through this.

The battle between Android and iOS is interesting and never ending. Android-based smartphone are many, and it includes Samsung Galaxy S6, the Sony Xperia, Z5, LG’s G4 and Google’s own Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X phones. However, there’s only one company that produces iOS-based devices- Apple.

Hardware Choices

iOS-based devices, Apple offers a very limited selection of phones and tablets. Apple devices like 4.7inch iPhone 6 or iPhone 6S, or the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone 6s Plus. In tablets 7.9-inch iPad Mini, the 9.7-inch iPad Air or the massive and super-expensive 12.9-inch iPad Pro are offered.

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Whereas in Android, buyers will have various options, a wide variety of phones and tablets are available. All comes in different sizes and you can choose which one suits you best.

Apart from that, all these smartphones offer excellent and easy-to-use camera moreover it also offers dual-SIM devices are also offered.

This doesn’t mean iOS is less anyways. Apple offers the consistent experience across every iOS devices while Android devices sport tweaked overlays and settings menus and features, notes Recombu.


Buying capacity also defines your smartphone choices. Lower budget limits the options of narrows down choices. Apple’s iOS device are known for their expensive price tags while Android devices come in different price range.

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Apple’s devices do not offer memory card slot to expand storage. On the contrary, Android-based smartphones built-in storage and expandable storage offers. However, some smartphone don’t have microSD card support.


Apple devices provide a closed and secure system. The second most used users platform also offer secure systems but  have greater freedom to install what they choose.


Buyers who look out for a simple-to-use device, the iPhone or iPad will likely suit them better. Whereas Android smartphones also offer customization plethora of apps which can be downloaded and enjoy it, notes NDTV.