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Symbian vs Android: A Brief Comparison

Written on September 20, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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In this article, GADG has compared two of today's most popular OSes -- Symbian and Android.

When it comes to mobile phone OS, there are only two best options to take: The Symbian and the Android. Of course, both have their own specialties and drawbacks. The Symbian is said to be a really old OS with its first version (Symbian v9) being released way back in 2005. It also got numerous updates — with Symbian Belle as being the latest installment. Android, on the other hand, was launched just few months before the Symbian. It was acquired by Google in 2005 and has kicked off different Android OSes from 2008.

Since their release, these two OSes — along with their makers (Nokia and Google), have been trying to beat each other in terms of performance and service. Perhaps only the gamers have the ability to determine the real winner, as both aims to provide a superb gaming experience.

By taking the leap, you can see a brief yet detailed comparison between the Symbian and Android OS.

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