Apple vs Android: History and user info (infographic)

11 Nov 2012

The iPhone 5 (left) and the Samsung Galaxy S III, and Android phone

A brief history of iPhone, with its iOS operating system, and Android, and the differences between users of both are the subjects of a new infographic.

The infographic by that’s published on charts key events in the evolution of the iPhone and Android between 2005 and 2008.

Beneath that are a smattering of facts about iPhone and Android users. For instance, iPhone users are more likely to have a higher annual household income than Android users, and more Android users tend to be men than women.

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The infographic also gives a nod to apps that are exclusive to Android and iPhone, as well as presenting facts and figures about apps on the two operating systems.


Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic