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Comparison of Android and iPhone Operating System

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Alaa Nazeeh Mohmedhussen, Wahhab Isam Altaee

Alaa Nazeeh Mohmedhussen and Wahhab Isam Altaee. Comparison of Android and iPhone Operating System. International Journal of Computer Applications 167(2):6-11, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Alaa Nazeeh Mohmedhussen and Wahhab Isam Altaee},
	title = {Comparison of Android and iPhone Operating System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {167},
	number = {2},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {6-11},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914173},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


This technical paper contains the information about the most commonly used smart phones and the operating systems that are used by these smart phones. After this a brief introduction of the android and IOS operating system has been described. A basic comparison between these has been started by. The technical comparison has been made by describing the core architecture of applications and the system management, inter-process communication, system calls, virtualization, memory management and power management. The comparisons of these Operating Systems have been made by different aspects that clarify the main differences between both.


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Android, IOS, Architecture, Operating System, comparison