In 2015, all the three major smartphone manufacturers has released a brand new version of its mobile device operating system: iOS 9, Windows Phone 10 and Android 6.0 within a short period each other. It’s hard for users to make a decide among the three mobile OS as your suitable choice. The following article will make a detailed comparison of those three mobile device OS in the aspects of availability, compatibility, features and battery life, etc.
The official iOS 9 release date won’t land until the fall and according to recent rumors, the full launch may be in September. As for Windows Phone 10, it will come out with the release of Windows 10 for PC, which has already been downloading on our Windows 7 and 8 PCs in the later of July, 2015. The Android 6.0, also rumored as Android 6.0 Muffin is rumored to release in October/November of 2015.
Whether the new released mobile operation system will be compatible with most its upcoming and existed mobile devices is an important issue we should take into consideration. Apple iOS will be widely available on the upcoming iPhone 7/6S/6C and the already existed iPhone 6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5, iPad Air 4/3/2/iPad Air, iPad Mini 3/2. However, early test shows that Windows Phone 10 will only run on a limited number of Lumia devices like Lumia 630, 635, 636, 638, 730 and 830. As for Android 6.0, various of Android devices will run this OS, in addition, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Google’s Nexus will also run this operating system.
The features of mobile operating system play an important role when making a decision. The newly upgraded iOS 9 will be improved mainly on bug fixes, size optimization, stability maintenance and performance. And there will not many attractive new features. The Windows 10 will come with many new apps, you will also be able to make and receive calls on PC like on smartphone. The Android 6.0 will also bring some new and interesting features such as multiwindow support, nice UI, quick reply feature, etc.
How long a device can run under this operating systems is also an important factor that will affect people’s selection. The previous iOS 8 has short battery life and the newly release iOS 9 will also be bothered with this issue. Both Android 6.0 and Windows Phone 10 will come with a battery save option to estimate the remain battery life.
From the above detailed comparison of iOS 9, Windows Phone 10 and Android 6.0, it’s still hard to say which is the best mobile operating system. One thing that can not be denied is that all of us will finally get a better experience with iOS 9, Windows Phone 10 and Android 6.0 on its compatible mobile devices.