Apple vs Android: History and user info (infographic)

11 Nov 20122.25k Views

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 has held senior editorial positions at daily newspapers in Ottawa and Toronto