Iphone accounts for 83.8% of all owned Mobile Devices in the U.S
Only Apple makes iPhones, so it has extremely tight control over how the software and hardware work together
Google offers the Android software to many phone makers, including Samsung, HTC, LG, and Motorola. Because of that, Android phones vary widely in size, weight, features, and quality
Winner = Tie
The Apple App Store offers fewer apps than Google Play, but overall selection isn’t the most important factor
To make sure you always have the latest and greatest version of your smartphone operating system, you have to get an iPhone
Android makers are slow at updating their phones to the latest version of the Android OS version, and sometimes don't update their phones at all
Winner = Iphone
Early iPhones needed to recharge their batteries every day. More recent models can go days without a charge, though new versions of the operating system tend to cut battery life until they're optimized in later releases
Thanks to the wide variety of Android models, there are also some that offer ultra-high capacity batteries. If you don't mind the extra bulk, and really need a long-lasting battery, Android can deliver a device that works much longer than an iPhone on a single charge
Winner = Android
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