Operating System always acts as a backbone for Smartphone. Because of OS many Smartphone gets fame. There is always healthy competition between Apple (iOS) and Android operating system. Initially Apple wins the battle but at this moment on the account of stability Android beats Apple. Yep, Android’s aspiring version Lollipop beats iOS8. Users of iOS8 face more problem than the users of Lollipop. Many reports say that iOS8 crashes more than Android Lollipop. The report states that the Android’s Lollipop version crash rate is 2.0 percent which is 0.2 percent less than iOS8. Even though iOS8 is different from the previous versions, iOS8 crashes more than android lollipop. Let’s see in detail about the reasons behind this problem.
iOS8 CRASHES MORE THAN ANDROID’S LOLLIPOP
Crashes are like errors, when it occur the Smartphone stops function normally. It either exit from the application which cause this error or it may appear to freeze. We encounter this case in our daily life. There are main reasons for Smartphone crashes but more often OS is the reason. Crash rate should be considered while creating OS.
Examining Android, Lollipop is the most stable OS compared to that of their previous versions. Lollipop has many extra ordinary user interface and features. Particularly in case of stability Lollipop beats all of its older versions. Applications on Kit Kat and Ice cream sandwich crashes at the same rate of 2.6 percentages but for Lollipop it is only 2.0 percentages. This shows that android’s crash rate gets minimized from versions 1.6 to 5.0.
Coming to Apple, it increases the features of iOS version by version but they failed to reduce the crash rates of applications. iOS shows higher crash rate from 3.1.3 to 8.1.3. Even though Apple released a lot of new functionality in iOS8 they disappoint in the stability. The crash rate of iOS8 is 2.2 percentages. The reports state that before iOS8 the highest crash rate of iOS is 1.92 percentages only. In social networks sites, people shoot on complaints about the instability of iOS8. It is the greatest fall for Apple.
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Both iOS8 and Lollipop are the best versions of the Apple and Android till date. Comparing iOS8 and Lollipop, Lollipop shows more stability because of lower crash rate than the iOS8. Lollipop wins the battle merely by 0.2 percentages. The reason for the stability of Lollipop is still unknown. However both Lollipop and iOS8 fails to meet iOS7 because the crash rate of iOS7 is 1.92 percentages only. According to the data released recently, iOS8 is installed in more than 72 % of the existing iOS device but Lollipop is only on 1.6% device. Hence the crash may be due to the incompatible nature of the device.
Also know that, OS is not only the reason for your application crashes. There are many reasons behind that like incorrect memory usage, networks, bandwidth constraints, device incompatibility, bugs in the production etc., Regardless of your preferences the crash rate is just below 3%, neglecting that you can enjoy your applications at more than 97% of time.