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The iPhone vs. Android Quiz
by Staff
Apple and Google back most of the world's portable devices. How much do you know about Android phones and iPhones? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the tech powerhouses.

Compared to Android devices, iPhone's operating systems are always what?

  • more powerful
  • more homogenous
  • less useful

True or false: Apple's mobile product line tends to be more budget-friendly than Android.

  • true
  • false

Which product line was the first to adopt near field communication (NFC) technology?

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • They adopted NFC at about the same time.

Compared to Android devices, how much are iPhones typically worth on the resale market?

  • typically worth less
  • typically worth more
  • Resale values don't matter.

For which products are operating system updates generally available much quicker?

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • Both are about the same.

Compared to Apple products, Android products tend to be what?

  • exclusive
  • inclusive
  • vaporware

How often is the iPhone's operating system updated?

  • annually
  • monthly
  • weekly

Which product line has the vast majority of the consumer market?

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • There is no clear advantage in numbers for either group.

Software piracy tends to affect which platform more often?

  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Both are fairly resistant to piracy.

Which operating system works with both 32- and 64-bit architectures?

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • both

The iPhone operating system works with how many different languages?

  • 30
  • 40
  • 60

What tends to be the only real difference between contemporary iPhones?

  • size
  • processing power
  • RAM

The Android operating system works with how many different languages?

  • 30
  • 50
  • 70

Compared to iPhones, Android phones are often loaded with what?

  • performance
  • carrier-branded apps
  • apps identical to those in the Apple Store

How many different Android devices are there?

  • 24,000
  • 8,000
  • 2,300

Which product line is based on the Linux kernel?

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • both

In early 2015 what was the average cost of a new iPhone?

  • $480
  • $540
  • $680

In early 2015 what was the average cost of an Android mobile device?

  • $250
  • $199
  • $160

At how many watts can iPhone's Lightning cable work?

  • 7 watts
  • 12 watts
  • 20 watts

Which operating system was released first?

  • iOS
  • Android
  • They were released at the same time.

On the high end, what was the off-contract price of the iPhone 6?

  • $740
  • $800
  • $950

IPhones never have which capability?

  • NFC
  • fast-focusing cameras
  • removable batteries

Which product line has access to more free games and apps?

  • Apple
  • Android
  • The numbers are nearly the same.

What is the Android equivalent of Siri?

  • "Hey Google"
  • Google Plus
  • "OK Google"

Compared with iPhone, how customizable is the operating system on many Android products?

  • less customizable
  • more customizable
  • The differences are negligible.

Which devices let you change the look of your home screen in limitless ways?

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • They are nearly the same.

In contrast with iPhones, many Android devices offer what option?

  • display sizes greater than 4 inches (10 centimeters)
  • optical zoom cameras
  • expandable memory via flash card slots

Advertising in the app store and the apps themselves is more common on which platform?

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • Ads are about the same in both.

Which device was the first to incorporate the use of widgets?

  • iPhones
  • Android phones
  • neither

What is the standard storage capacity for the iPhone 6?

  • 16GB
  • 32GB
  • 64GB