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Which platform crashes more, Android or iOS?

0. phoneArena 03 Feb 2012, 00:03 posted on

Mobile app monitoring company Crittercism found that between December 1st through the 15th, 23 different iOS operating systems and 33 operating systems crashed with the largest proportion coming from iOS 5.1 with 28.64% of the overall number of crashes...

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posted on 04 Feb 2012, 10:34 3

144. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Oh...so fragmentation does exist in Apple land??

Thanks for clarifying.

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 08:42

152. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


so what if they have poor battery life? the iPhone isn't any better. and btw when was the last time you heard an android phone exploding due to over charging? or the battery of an android phone randomly catching fire? hmmm.... NEVER. can't say the same about the iPhone tho

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 09:09

153. remixfa (Posts: 14594; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


your android is crap. my SGS1 is going on 20 hrs without a charge and is at 85%.

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 13:41

156. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


I don't get how you guys are getting this kind of battery life. :P

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 14:29

157. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


My RAZR gets 2-3 days battery life and i proved it, the 4s cant even idle for two days, so off with you and your lies!!

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 19:35

158. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


I have a Razr and even though I use GO Launcher there's no way I could get 2-3 days without turning the brightness to 0, turning LTE and background data off and never use it IF that even gets me into a 3rd day. mine even says 7 more hours on the little battery page you have so much faith in and it's at 15%. I know this thing would die in another hour and a half TOPS with my kind of usage.

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 19:46

159. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


and btw I'm REALLY missing my keyboard. as much as I like this phone there's a pretty good chance I'll decide to trade it for a Droid 4.

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 21:35

160. remixfa (Posts: 14594; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


you will get over the keyboard eventually. it takes a little while. once you do you will never go back. no worries.

bout to post some pix of my current battery state. :)

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 21:57

161. remixfa (Posts: 14594; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


https://plus.google.com/photos/100459156021696505642/albums/5522416260905954785?authkey=CKnioemf7cu3mAE

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 22:08

162. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


I type well enough with the on-screen even though i do have little qualms like the letter "I" always being capitalized but like you said I'll probably get over those kinds of things. the phone's disadvantages to not having a keyboard is 1. when I type in Landscape it covers up most of the screen which I knew about before hand but using this Razr all the time is reminding me why having a keyboard was such a good thing in the first place. 2. when typing in these kinds of text fields if you ever move the blinky word spawning thing I don't know the name of it's nearly impossible to get it where you want it. that's not just the case with this keyboard however in fact Motorola's Multi touch keyboard is the best on-screen keyboard I've used followed by Thumb Keyboard and Samsung's Keyboard which means I don't want to have to use a third party keyboard with arrow keys because the thingy is being dumb. keyboards are definitely ftw.

posted on 05 Feb 2012, 22:11

163. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


I can't access the photo. besides it's those battery state pages I say are full of s**t. :P

posted on 03 Oct 2013, 10:32

165. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 812; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


iFans have excuses all the way.. they start comparing $200-300 android devices with $600-700 iPhones all the time & have no other argument than lag (which is non-existent on Android 4.0+).
I have never faced any lag on Nexus devices.....

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:39 3

10. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1494; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


I love how they present data showing Android crashes less than iOS but then come up with three reasons why we shouldn't even consider the data at all. I mean what is the point then of presenting the data if you are just going to tear it apart like it means nothing? I'm just saying...

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:43 7

12. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3114; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


Because they don't want to be accused of being biased to android. It works both ways though, Phonearena is always being accused of either biased to Android or the famous "iPhoneArena".

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 14:14

111. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1494; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


Yeah, but my point was just that in their unbiased "reporting" they basically made what they were presenting useless. It would be like me saying: "iOS is found in a new study to be faster in application processing and overall OS smoothness" and then turn around and say "Well really you can't even listen to what I have to say because we didn't take into account ____________." There has to be some point where we have to just present data for what it is and not take it apart or else we won't ever really know something. We can't be afraid of offending some people. iOS has advantages over Android, let's hear about it. Android has advantages over iOS, let's hear about it. Anyone who can't take some small criticism of the OS they are using should get over themselves.

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:42 6

11. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3114; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


I know first hand how many randomly reboots and force closes the iPhone in general does. I would try to play a game or use an app and sure it doesnt pop up a "force close" message like android does but it just blacks out the screen and takes you back to your homescreen aka app draw. What do you fools think that is? Oh I'm sure you would listen to Apple and believe that you accidently hit the home button. I mean it is so big after all, easy to press right?

IOS is not as stable and perfect like some fools claim it to be. It is responsive and fluid yes, but it has its flaws and it does force close and it is boring as crap.

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:45

13. sameer.ali46 (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


i have try it on my galaxy y and it work's thank admin with regard games for samsung galaxy

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:46 1

14. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


When I upgraded my iPod Touch 64gb 4th gen from iOS 4 to 5, well, first it wiped out all my apps, and second, for about two weeks HALF my games would either crash, or not run at all. My OG Droid had an occasional crash, my droid X crashed like crazy (but i never really used the Droid X as a phone) and my RAZR has been heaven, I think I've had two apps crash since getting it November 10th

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:51 3

15. Exile_One (Posts: 24; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)


oh boy! he we go...

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:54 6

16. Evil_SaNz (Posts: 259; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


These data don't surprise me at all. Many times I saw an iphone exiting apps with no motivation. The difference with android? iOS treats the user like an idiot and works in the dark, crashes and hides the proof. Android apologies sincerely to the user with a pop up window.

iOS is magic! All bugs disappear! The power of advertisment, really. Henry Ford was right.

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 01:01 8

18. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Awkwaaard! Finally, a little vindication! Sorry, not trying to fan the flames of the flame war, but I have said this over, and over, and over again in many past post...and every time there has been an apauled iOS user, clutching their pearls while calling me a liar and demanding proof. Well, here's your proof. Thanks for playing!

- Doing the Degeneration X "Suck It!" motion to all his haters! -

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 05:10 2

62. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


When an os is made by humans and apps are made by humans they are bound to crash eventually;)

posted on 04 Feb 2012, 09:34

140. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Sadly....some of us dont understated this. Especially iPhone, Apple fanboys.

We as people arent perfect,....so how can anything we make be perfect?

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 01:02 1

19. blazee (Posts: 414; Member since: 02 Jan 2012)


surprise suprise, iphones perfect and tightly closed ecosystem that all apple freaks gloat about isnt so perfect

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 01:05 3

20. GalaxyOptimus (Posts: 23; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


I'm a die-hard android user
but still, I can't believe what I'm seeing

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 07:28 1

76. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


It's called conformists. Some live looking at others flaws wile they experience similar ones and just deny it

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 01:06

21. Exile_One (Posts: 24; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)


This is good! this is so good it's fattening!

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 01:13 1

22. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 413; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


I have an iPad 1 And HTC Thunderbolt. The Thunderbolt has crashed like 3 times in the like 11 months I've had it!! Safari has been crashing daily as have many others on my iPad. However I justed wiped the data and started over. So far so good. But iOS 5 brought many issues.

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 01:15

23. thebikerboi2 (Posts: 144; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)


the main reason why ios aplications crashed more in this test is mainly due to the fact that many aplications are updated to work at best on the latest version of the OS, you will rarely find an aplication that supports anything below IOS 3.0

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 01:23

25. baldilocks (Posts: 758; Member since: 14 Dec 2008)


Yeah, there is no way this pie chart is correct. Even as an Android user, I have never been so amazed at how many times I get force closes or freezes on my phone. That NEVER happened with iOS, even when it was jailbroken.

I call B.S. on this 'study'.

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