Android remains king of crashes, once again seeing more device failures than Apple’s iPhone

Not a good balance for Android devices…
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By Roger Fingas

Android phones continued to see the most devices failures in the first quarter of 2016, although the gap with iPhones shrunk hugely quarter-to-quarter, according to a research study published on Wednesday.

Based on diagnostics tests run on “millions” of Android and iPhone units, the Q1 failure rates for those platforms were 44 percent and 25 percent respectively, Blancco Technology Group said. The tests were run using Blancco’s SmartChk platform.

The data compares against figures of 85 percent and 15 percent from the fourth quarter of 2015. It’s not clear why the ratio would shift so dramatically.

Blancco noted that of the Android devices that failed, the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S5, and Lenovo K3 Note had the highest failure rates. On the iPhone side, the most problematic devices were the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 5s. The 6 in fact represented a quarter of all iPhone failures,…

Read the entire article from AppleInsider here: Android remains king of crashes, once again seeing more device failures than Apple’s iPhone

 



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