Android performance lags behind iOS

Blancco Technology Group has released its first quarter 2016 report “State of Mobile Device Performance & Health” that finds a disparity failure rates between Android and iOS, the company said.

Based on diagnostics tests run on millions of iOS and Android devices via the SmartChk platform, the report reveals failure rate for Android devices are at 44 percent while failure rates for iOSdevices are at 25 percent. Out of the 44 percent of Android devices that failed, the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Lenovo K3 Note models had the highest failure rates.

These findings come off the heels of Kantar Worldpanel ComTech´s latest smartphone market share report, which shows that Android commanded the lion´s share of the mobile operating system (OS) market share for the three-month period ending February 29, 2016. Android saw considerable sales growth in various parts of the world, including the United States, Europe, China, Japan and Australia — leaving iOS, Windows and other operating systems in its dust.

Blancco Technology Group is a global provider of mobile device diagnostics and secure data erasure solutions, helping clients´ customers test, diagnose, repair and repurpose IT devices with the most proven and certified software.