Google and Apple just make available to its users the last major update of its mobile operating systems. This is Android 5.1 and iOS 8.2 Lollipop, available since last Monday for all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch compatible this second. Then we will see what are the main novelties both Android 5.1 and iOS 8.2 Lollipop.
Late last February a report reflecting that iOS and Android still leading the smartphone market with a market share of 96.3%, a position for other mobile operating systems appeared unattainable.
Apple decided to release the final version of iOS 8.2 last Monday after Apple Watch Keynote , since among other things brings support for smartwatch. Moreover, after several rumors about his possible release, Google has already made official Android 5.1 Lollipop, which also has important news.
iOS 8.2: Major new features in the latest version of the system
First talk about the innovations that brings the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system. The most important of all is that iOS 8.2 brings support for the Watch with a new application to manage data and another for physical activities registered with the clock.
On the other hand, iOS 8.2 also includes improvements in Health application and the VoiceOver feature, as well as numerous bug fixes and stability problems. Finally, iOS 8.2 also adds in the App Store a new section where all those apps will be housed compatible with Apple Watch when hits the shelves.
What new features Android 5.1 Lollipop brings?
On the other hand, Android 5.1 Lollipop is a great update that brings many exciting new features and fix various bugs and stability improvements. Yes, but Google has already made official has not yet begun to reach devices, but is expected in the coming hours or days begin deployment in the Nexus devices.
Note that in Android 5.1 Lollipop Google has added some features natively in the operating system. Additionally, this update significantly improves the management of RAM and optimized interface, making the user experience more fluid and that the battery life improves significantly.
Lollipop Android 5.1 also includes native support for Dual SIM phones, improving the use of each card separately. On the other hand, security is also a key issue, since Google Android 5.1 has integrated anti-theft system called “Device Protection”, thanks to which you can lock the device remotely. In addition, authentication will be required by the associated Google account even after turning it off, a step that the thieves will think twice.
These are the main innovations introduced in Android 5.1 and iOS 8.2 Lollipop. You see, both operating systems bring very interesting improvements, although each company has focused on different issues.