Presentation on theme: "By Amelia Hart. Both have a lot in common: 1. Both are Linux-based operating systems for smartphones that have been put together by companies best."— Presentation transcript:
Both have a lot in common: 1. Both are Linux-based operating systems for smartphones that have been put together by companies best known for their accomplishments in the PC space. Both are designed for easy Internet browsing. Android phones are the most likely to use their devices Internet functionality. There are advantages and disadvantages to both systems, and the competition between the two is going to shape the smartphone market for years to come.
The Iphone operating system is completely closed. Developed Ipods- which was designed basically to play music. Iphone fans are slightly more social, everything from sharing photos to spending time on social networks and blogs. It was developed by Apple and for Apple. The only smartphones that will ever run it are made by this one company. The disadvantage of a closed platform is that limited input can lead to limited devices. For example, Apple prefers built-in memory to memory card slots. If you want a smartphone with a memory card slot. An Iphone isn’t for you.
Android both OS and hardware is open. It was developed Nov 2007 primarily by Google, with the help of other companies, The Open Handset Alliance, which includes HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Sprint Nextel, Ti and T-mobile. Was developed primarily to surf the web. The real strength of this system is it allows a huge amount of people who want a smartphone can do so without paying a licensing fee, and can modify the software in any way to make it suits its specific needs. The drawback is it can waste huge amounts of time.
Handset Layouts – 3D Graphics, Platform is adaptable to larger, VGA, 2D graphics library. Connectivity – Androids supports connectivity technologies including GSM/EDGE, CDMA, BLUETOOTH, and Wi-Fi. Messaging- SMS and MMS are available forms of messaging including threaded text messaging. Development environment- includes device emulator, tools for debugging.
Web Browser – The Web browser available in Android is based on the open-source Webkit application framework. Java Support – Specialized VM implementation designed for mobile device use. Media support – Androids supports audio/video/still/media formats. DROID- Runs on Androids operating system, runs faster, faster web browser, runs more multi-applications.
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