Apple Vs. Android
The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast Apple’s iPhone to the Android phone series. There are many similarities between the two phones and there are even more distinct differences. The three main focuses for this paper will be the operating systems, the phone selections, and the price range. When purchasing a phone in today’s economy, most consumers choose their phone based on their lifestyle and everyday tasks. Much like choosing a mate, the physical appearance of the phone is the first interaction that you have with your device.
The iPhone has always been known for its sleek and sexy appearance ever since its initial release back in 2007. Apple has revolutionized the phone industry with the introduction of the touchscreen. Apple has been refining its iPhone over the years by changing not just the screen size, but its screen resolution also. The latest iPhone has a 4 inch screen along with Apple’s patented retina display for extremely sharp picture quality. Apple prides itself as being the only manufacturer of the iPhone series. However, Apple has strong competition with the introduction of the Android phone series. Android gives its consumer a much larger selection of phones from several different manufactures such as Samsung, HTC, and Motorola to name a few. Android also gives you a variety of screen sizes ranging from 3 to 6.5 inches, which can be a big advantage for the visually impaired.
Much like choosing a mate, it is not always about the looks as much as it is about the experience. Android is an open platform, which means that anyone can develop an app for their operating system and submit it to be available in the Google Play store. This allows for a tremendous amount of creativity from established developers as well as up-and-coming ones also. By making the platform an open one, Android has virtually made the possibilities endless. Apple has a different approach to their app making process. Everything that Apple...