Mobile manufacturers are working very hard to create the best smartphones for the benefit of users. Therefore, the option for customers to choose has increased and can be quite difficult to find the right device suiting your needs.
One of the many factors which could affect your ultimate decision will be the operating system as these vary greatly.
Today we shall take a look at the differences between Galaxy S3 vs Lumia 900 that are latest flagship smartphones for the Android and Windows Phone operating systems.
A Glance onto Their Software’s
The Nokia Lumia 900 comes with the latest version of Windows Phone operating system, which is Microsoft’s foray into the mobile operating system market. The latest version 7.5 Mango offers plenty to keep you both organised and entertained.
Those who are used to Microsoft’s desktop OS offerings, you will probably find similarity in terms of look and feel. The most noticeable difference between the two is that it is touchscreen operated rather than using a keyboard and mouse. The homescreen is based on a tile format, where apps are arranged in large tiles with live updates which will inform you of unread messages, missed called, new emails and social networking updates.
Comparing this operating system to the Android and iOS, is very different in terms of looks as their layout contains smaller icons arranged in a grid pattern. The Nokia Lumia 900 offers a great choice as an alternative to the popular Android and iOS devices.
In terms of apps, Windows Phone marketplace offers less of a choice than Google Play or the AppStore, but generally you will find that any apps that have been successful in these formats will also be available for windows phones. Overall, the Nokia Lumia 900 is ideally suited to those who value ease of use and simplicity over customisation and choice of apps.
The Nokia Lumia 900 sports an amazing 8 megapixel camera, unique styling, advanced touchscreen and a choice of colors. As an alternative to Android and iOS phones, the Nokia Lumia 900 would be an amazing device to purchase.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 as most of us know is the latest Samsung flagship, which showcases the new Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ platform. This software is popular for its high degree of customization where you can assign multiple home screens and customise these with apps and widgets from Google Play and Samsung Hubs.
The Galaxy S3 also has a number of innovative software additions like S-Voice, which is similar to Siri on the iPhone 4S because it will carry out a variety of different tasks based on voice commands. The Samsung Galaxy S3 with its Android software is ideally suited to tech enthusiasts who want the latest cutting-edge smartphone technology available.
As you can see, there is quite a contrast between the operating systems of the Nokia Lumia 900 and the Samsung Galaxy S3. If you value ease of use and efficiency I would recommend the Nokia Lumia 900. Those who prefer advanced technology should definitely love the Samsung Galaxy S3.