iPhone vs Android: Reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

    iPhone offers a few features that are better than Android phones, but do remember that the Apple eco system is a restricted one.
    By HIMANI JHA
    | Updated on Jan 22 2022, 05:30 PM IST
    Know why an iPhone can be better than an Android in some cases.
    Know why an iPhone can be better than an Android in some cases. (REUTERS)
    Know why an iPhone can be better than an Android in some cases.
    Know why an iPhone can be better than an Android in some cases. (REUTERS)

    An iPhone is one of the premium smartphones in the world. On top of that, it has acquired a cult status due to the innovative capabilities of its co-founder Steve Jobs. Through the years, the iPhone has kept its premium edge over other phones, but not in every sphere. So, when it comes to an iPhone vs Android comparison, there are a few areas that go on the plus side of both. Also, while Android phones dominate the market because of their low cost and an expansive eco system, it can’t be denied that the iPhone is better in some regards. There are a few features and specifications on which an iPhone does better than Android. Here are a few reasons because of which you could think about switching from Android to iPhone. However, before deciding, think what your requirements are and what is of critical importance for you and and then decide on that basis.

    Reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

    iPhones offer more security and privacy

    iPhones are famous for their privacy and security systems. They offer security features like facial or fingerprint authentication to protect your personal information. The iPhone even stops apps from tracking your activity online because of a limited OS and platform. Its iMessages and FaceTime video calls are also end-to-end encrypted. In fact, last year Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Google's Android mobile OS has 47 time more malware than Apple iOS operating system.

    Regular iOS updates

    Regular iOS updates are one of the best things about the iPhone. They regularly bring iOS updates with new features and security enhancements to keep your iPhone up-to-date. While on the other hand, Android phones are a bit slow in bringing updates. Software updates make your smartphone more ‘updated’ and secure.

    Fast processors for better performance

    The iPhones have a series of processors that reportedly deliver better performance than most Android phones. In addition, Apple blends hardware and software well, making the iPhone more efficient and effective.

    Apple ecosystem

    The Apple ecosystem has introduced a wide range of products recently. If you own Apple’s devices you can get all the gadgets to work together in an effortless and seamless way by linking them together. You do not need to install different apps to link them together.

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    First Published Date: 22 Jan, 05:30 PM IST
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