When you think about mobile devices, chances are high the nearest mobile device around you is probably an Android device. In fact, Google’s Android is the most popular mobile OS (or any OS for that matter) around the world. Then there are Apple devices powered by iOS; coming in at a far second place after Android.
Funny thing, Apple makes more revenue from the few iOS devices it sell (comparatively speaking) than the multitudes of Android devices constantly flooding the market. The greatest disadvantage Google has with Android popularity is that the OS is open source and free for all, so any OEM can grab it, put over their customized GUI and ship it in their device. Google does not get paid for that; but to be fair, the company gets a lot of data about the users from the OS, and therefore serves them (users) tailored ads.
On the other hand, Apple has a tight grip on their ecosystem. It produces the OS (both mobile and desktop), manufactures the devices, and sell them at a premium price. Even if you need a replacement part or accessories, …read more
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