Appassionati di telefonia cellulare ecco un viseo confronto tra due grandi O.S. Nei video che troverete nel seguito saranno messi a confronto Os 4.0 installato su iPhone 3GS e Android 2.2 Froyo installato su Nexus One. Ringraziamo il blog di tuttoandroid.net che ci ha concesso il video confronto in lingua italiana
Oltre ai video il sito di Taranfx ci fornisce una tabella comparativa dei sue sistemi operativi.
|Feature||iOS 4||Android 2.2 Froyo|
interface, great UI, unbeatable
|Good Multitouch interface, good UI, decent gestures.|
|Multitasking||Yes. Looking closely, apps pause in the background, cripple multi-tasking. Apps except VoIP, Streaming, don’t execute in background, no matter what.||Full Multitasking, OS allows full background processing on demand,
kernel controls and kills apps when low on resources.
|Push/Cloud Notifications||PUSH notifications, cloud notifications to trigger apps.||Apart from what iPhone does, Cloud notifications can initiate Intents (Actions) within defined applications. E.g. open a map with a specific route from PC, without touching phone.|
|Sync/Backup||Contacts, email, calendar, apps, music, videos Only via iTunes||Wirelessly sync Contacts, email, calendar apps, Apps settings (app
data) over 3g, Wifi. Sync
multiple devices by Automatically getting apps on new phone with same Google
|Exchange support, VPN client, email sync, Remote Wipe||Exchange support, VPN client, email sync, Remote Wipe plus Open API
(Device Admin API) for further extending the scope.
|App Installation||From app Store or via USB
|From Marketplace or remotely from PC/Mac via Online marketplace.
Choose any Android phone (if you have multiple) and app gets installed
|Music download/Sync||iTunes via USB or iTunes store on iphone.||Over the Air (OTA) transfer to phone without touching the phone from
PC or via any 3rd party stores.
|Stream Music from PC to phone||Use 3rd party apps||New Official plugin (Simplified media) works with iTunes, Windows
media player and lets you stream any media onDemand right to your Android
|Gaming||Much bigger,better gaming
|Small gaming base, but newer, powerful OpenGL APIs, and Dalvik VM JIT are making Android more
powerful for all the existing and future apps.
|Game Social Networks||Xbox Live alike social
network for iPhone gamers
|Internet Browser||Safari Browser is decent on speeds||Nexus one
|No. Of Apps||Nearly 180,000||50,000|
|App Updates||Individual, Update all at a time||Individual, Update all, Automatic App updates as soon as update
|App Performance||No App performance improvements in 4.0 from 3.1.3 or 3.1.x||Dalvik VM’s JIT (Just in time compiler) is now enabled, all existing apps (which already run fast vs. iPhone) would run 2x – 4x times faster than Android 2.1|
|App Feedback/Crash Reports||Users can rate the Apps and judge based on that||Users can see Ratings, Failures, Crashes and Complete Java StackTrace of failures|
|Tethering||Bluetooth + USB. Wifi only on Jailbroken devices||USB + Wifi out of the box. No word on bluetooth|
|Turn by turn Navigation||Good apps available, but not for free||Google Maps Navigation is the most superior navigation app, yet, free|
|eBook reading||Superior iBooks + Kindle reader||Inferior 3rd party apps, Kindle coming soon.|
|UI customizations: Widgets, Skins, themes||Only wallpapers||Everything: Themes, Widgets, Skins, Multi-Screen Wallpapers|
|Hardware access from Browser||GPS location via GeoLocation API||Upcoming access to magnetometer, accelerometer, GPS, Camera,
microphone and more
|Integrated Search||Search email, sms, app names instantly||Google search, apps, search within apps (when supported by app)|
|Notifications||Decent Notification manager, can get annoying.||Notifications hide smartly and are easily accessible when needed.|