These are some of the Apple iPhone features that Android users wish they had

What iPhone features would Android users like to have? A recent post on Reddit revealed that iMessage, the mute switch, and compatibility with other Apple products are some of the things that turn Android users green with jealousy.
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165 Comments

50. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

I Cant think of a single thing the iphone my work gave me that I cant do on my Droid and do better. Only thing I wish my work would do is let me s**t can the POS... and just use my own phone ( a dual SIM ) for the work phone.

69. Leo_MC

Posts: 6386; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

I wouldn't let you jeopardize the company private data by using an insecure phone. A company might chose to use Android (with Knox, DTEK or other solution), but it will never allow Androids when using Apple MDM (unless it sets different servers with different credentials and only big companies, with maybe more than a thousand employees, are willing to cover the costs).

133. mootu

Posts: 1373; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

"I wouldn't let you jeopardize the company private data by using an insecure phone." Best not use an iPhone then. Just from the last 10 days or so we have Karma, Facebook datamining, Google datamining, and the Factime bug. Apple may market as being secure but as we are finding out all the time they are not.

136. Leo_MC

Posts: 6386; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Karma is just a story (and from the looks of it, an improbable one), while Facebook and Google datamining were voluntary. Anyway, "after only 10 days" everything has been fixed.

55. geekyking

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 31, 2019

I can live with android.... But I'd really miss the optimisation of app. Think about it.. Different android manufacturers uses different chipsets, different configuration. So the app optimisation cannot possibly be seamless as IOS. Google should do something about it. And don't let me start on android update! Another mess.

58. nodes

Posts: 1151; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Phonearena knows how to increase traffic.

94. tedkord

Posts: 17093; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Just last night I was reminded why I'll never switch to iOS. My mother in law got an iPad, and she wanted me to move her pictures and contacts from her old Android phone to it. What a pain in the ass. She didn't know her Google password for the phone, so I had to export them to vcf, copy them to my pc, copy them to her iDrive, open iDrive on her iPad...same with the pictures. You can't beat the elegance of drag and drop. It would've taken a quarter as long.

121. sraj49

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

The Pixel 3 XL is the best Android phone matching iPhone xs in all aspects except iMessage but the camera surpasses the iPhone XS as of now.

124. Krazyass69

Posts: 39; Member since: Feb 09, 2019

My galaxy s9 is unlocked and has no bloatwares not even a built in music player from samsung.

135. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

features? what features? never knew there was any feature in that iDumb.

138. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1126; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

This article is hilarious. There's nothing in my iPad that I would want in my Mate 20 Pro, but there's tons of things in my Mate 20 Pro I want in my iPad.

158. tedkord

Posts: 17093; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I figured it out. Try and your PhoneArena with an i in front of it. They're automatically changing it to drop the i. That's just sad.

162. WingMan

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 28, 2008

You know what the sad part actually is? Half of the users call the site i PhoneArena, the other half SamsungArena. This gets old really quickly.

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