5 Differences Between Android Marshmallow, iOS9 And Windows 10 Phones

Android Marshmallow, iOS9 and Windows 10Sometimes to own a top of the class smartphone is not enough. In other words, operating system plays an almost equally important role when using any kind of smartphone besides the specs and this is what makes each smartphone look and operate differently. Operation system is one of the most important factors for customers to determine which device to buy.

With the rapid growth of mobile technology, the top three mobile OS development companies i,e Apple, Google & Microsoft are fighting hard for the top spot. Recently, all three companies released newer versions of their OS i.e Android Marshmallow, iOS9 and Windows 10 phone which are said to offer better features and functionality.

Let’s compare the three OS to find out how they differ from each other:

5- Android Marshmallow, iOS9 And Windows 10 – Interface

Android M, iOS9 And Windows 10 - InterfaceRegarding the design, they all have a recent update that was a radical change in the design. Apple has changed its font. Apple has replaced Helvetica Neue into San Francisco font in iOS9.

Google, meanwhile, has made material design more accessible. Android M provides a quick access bar for those apps that you use the most. This will make it easier to get to your favorite apps with a few taps.

With the Windows 10 Mobile, the most vital change is the famous Hamburger menu which is utilized broadly crosswise over Android and iOS platform. People menu got changed also in Windows 10 mobile and the company is still taking feedback on the Task switching options.

4- Android Marshmallow, iOS9 And Windows 10 – Features

Android M, iOS9 And Windows 10 - FeaturesRegarding the features, Apple has brought 3D Touch feature in 6s new Apple iPhone. This technology is able to distinguish between the two types of touch depending on the intensity i.e it is a pressure sensitive screen. iOS9 also bring variety of improved features, like the new font San Francisco, smarter Siri, cleverer Keyboards, split view, better battery life and improved map etc.

Whereas Google has brought “Now on Top” feature in Android Marshmallow. It allow users to access any information which they required without closing any application. Now users just have to press and hold a home button no matter what they are doing and just have to enter a required query and it will analyze the information which a user is looking for and provide him a related results.

Android Marshmallow also brings improved “App Links” feature. This feature is very much improved in Android Marshmallow 6.0. It has been updated to show a greater awareness whether a link should be opened in a browser or on any app.

Microsoft gets one more step closer to its goal to establish a wide ecosystem among all of its devices with the Windows 10 Mobile. Windows 10 enables one app to run on every Windows 10 mobile device in your pocket, the tablet or laptop in your bag, the PC on your desk, and the Xbox console in your living room. Windows 10 has also brought customization feature which allow users to change the background of their Windows phone  for the first time.

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Ahsan Tariq

Ahsan Tariq

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