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iOS pros and consMassive app ecosystem; distinct advantage for tablet apps while on smartphones popular apps are usually available for both platformsDeeper integration with Facebook and Twitter: it is easier to post updates and share on social networks using iOS than Android because of how deeply integrated theseplatforms are with iOS.iOS-only appslike Passbook, FaceTime, and mobile payments app Square (availableon iOS 3GS,4,4S,5 and up, nut only for a limited Android phones)Interface is locked down: Limited customization options for the home screens; only rows of app icons are allowed. No third-party apps are pre-installed by the wireless carrier. Users can only install apps from the App StoreSoftware upgrades: Apple offers software upgrades to all devices that have the hardware capable of handling the new software.Android pros and consMassive hardware selection: A large number of Android devices are available at various price points, with varying hardware capabilities, screen sizes and features.Highly customizable user experience: The home screen can be customized with not just app icons but widgets that allow the user to stay connected or informed. Other examples include SwiftKey, which modifies your Android smartphone’s keyboard, and apps that emulate older gaming consoles. Google has fewer restrictions than Apple on what kinds of apps it allows in its Play store. Moreover, you can choose to install Android apps from places other than the Google Play store.