iOS 9 vs Android M: early visual comparison

With Google and Apple already having released the developer previews of their upcoming software products, it is, naturally, time to put them against each other and compare them, just like we will do once the final releases are out. Google's I/O 2015 gave us a pretty extensive sneak peek at the features that Android M will introduce later this year; meanwhile, Cupertino showed us some of the additions that will arrive with iOS 9...
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52 Comments

51. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Some missing features are deal breakers for some people. How hard is that to figure out? Regardless of how the rest of the OS feels. What if it doesnt play music? Some people wouldnt buy it for that reason alone and others wouldnt care. Its all about how important it is to each buyer. I wouldnt waste my time even looking at a product that I knew I wasnt going to buy.

37. iosl0ver5eva

Posts: 119; Member since: Jan 16, 2015

You're acting very troll like right now

42. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

Right.

38. iosl0ver5eva

Posts: 119; Member since: Jan 16, 2015

Yes, read my post again if you have that much of a problem comprehending.

8. dimas

Posts: 3369; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I'm more interested on apple's claim that they will reduce OTA size from 4gb to 1.3gb. Never mind android, stock android is always small from the start anyway.

17. iosl0ver5eva

Posts: 119; Member since: Jan 16, 2015

Not a claim if it was publicly announced..

18. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Isn't that the definition of a claim?

22. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

A claim is only a claim until we see the proof thats it is not.

39. iosl0ver5eva

Posts: 119; Member since: Jan 16, 2015

What marorun said, You should invest in a dictionary, my friend.

10. cmpunk

Posts: 88; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Both are great OS. I will consider the 6s if the price is right for the 64GB

24. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

I agree. Though I'm getting one regardless :) still wouldn't mind them pricing the 6S Plus at $650-850 and the 6S at $550-750.. $100 extra in my pocket would be welcomed.

12. thepurplewalrus

Posts: 13; Member since: May 14, 2015

In my opinion, Android M is a little bit cleaner looking. Except the app drawer, that looks kinda ugly.

25. KhmerLoveKhmer

Posts: 149; Member since: May 26, 2015

wow. how dare u compare a cheap laggy os with the top class os?

28. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

How do you compare the OS that doesn't change and the OS that evolves?

48. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

He is the AMERICAN PATRIOT guy lol. Don't try to argue with retards

33. Amiet

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

Seems like your Patriot gang baby :D

29. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Never thought I'd say this but... iOS looks prettier.

41. asterodroider

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

Despite of that I`m android fan, i vote for iOS, it looks more stylish, it looks modern. I don`t like that card look in android m, mostlu app drawer, it`s awful. I could never imagine that, but iOS is much, much, much better

49. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

It's sort of ironic how you don't like the cards look for Android while that is basically where iOS 9 "got inspiration" from.

45. Awayze

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 10, 2015

iOS has better apps though. Who cares about a weather or clock widget when performance in a lot of Android apps sucks, you can't even scroll without the scroll animation lagging or glitching even on the supposed superior Android hardware. iOS is buttery smooth.

46. mrej201

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

Lol go to apple forum dumbass

50. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

I've always liked how iOS looked way more than Android, but since Lollipop, I really don't know which I prefer now! Although iOS's camera UI is very intuitive and looks more organized, others are pretty damn neck in neck (especially task switcher).
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