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iOS 8 reportedly suffers more app crashes than Android Lollipop




Google’s Android 5.0 Lollipop suffers less app crashes than rival mobile operating system software iOS 8 from Apple, according to data from mobile application management specialist company Crittercism.

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According to the data reported by ZDNet, the app crashes on Google’s latest mobile operating system beat that of its rival by a mere 0.2%.

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The report also noted that Google has thoroughly worked through all of the bugs present on its device and have significantly improved their app crash rate since 4.4 KitKat with a 0.6% decline. It’s also worth noting that any major version of Android Jellybean were significantly missing in this comparison.

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On the other hand, iOS 8’s performance as shown was bound to be more buggy as it had gained a 0.3 percent increase in app crash rate against its predecessor, the iOS 7. This is a surprise, since Apple is very strict with the apps they approve to be displayed on their app store.

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Take note that apps do have a lot of reasons why they crash. There’s a little chance that you can encounter them but in dire circumstances when your phone suffers from any hardware or software issue, it’s very likely that you would.

Source: ZDNet

 



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4 Responses

  1. Pat says:

    Its a feature.

  2. Simple says:

    Those Android users shift to Apple and little of them are left.

    It means if its the common problem, then many of them will report.

    Compare to Android’s 5.0, I dont know if vaticans resident are more than those users.

    OR

    They dont like Android 5.0 because:

    -they are already contented with android 4.X
    -Snail release of Makers Firmware.
    -You have to buy a new apple price like android to get 5.0 immediately.

  3. Lon says:

    The distribution of lollipop user among android version is only 1.6% compared to iOS so IMO I don’t think this data is relevant for now.

    http://developer.android.com/about/dashboards/index.html

    • Carl Lamiel says:

      User adoption levels are irrelevant. The data was compared on a software-to-software basis, not based on user feedback. The company who provided the data specialize in app performance management for both platforms, among others. More on the company’s Wikipedia profile here.

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