It is an open secret among every smartphone user that when it comes to the most popular OS, it is none other than Android. However, be it the general users who step into the smartphone market or be it the business owners looking for developing an app for android, in the initial phase, many of them are faced by various myths regarding the OS giant. In this article, we’ll discuss whether these myths should be given any importance or not:
Monetization? Not for Android!
Myth: Faced by Business Owners
This one of the most popular myth. However, bearing in mind the fact that android accounts for than 80% of market share in terms of unit shipments, it can tell anyone about its real potential in favor of monetization. But where did this myth originated from? To answer this question, it was initially a result of the failure of mobile marketing companies to come up with innovative monetizing and marketing methods.
Inevitable to secure Android from Malware
Myth: Faced by Users
There are many reports around the web regarding the vulnerability to malware in Android. While Malware does exist on this platform, it’s a really simple task to do away with this problem. What you can do here to allow to update the software of the phone or simply buy a new one after every year or two as this will provide you with latest version of the Operating System. Another thing to keep in mind is the source where you are downloading the app and what permissions is the app asking for. Moreover, another step you can take to enhance the security is by downloading applications only from the trusted source such as Google Play store, rather than a third-party source, and decline the application’s requesting for more access than you are comfortable with. It should be highly advised to stay careful before tapping on suspicious links that appear in in-app ads or checking out links that appears to be suspicious while surfing the web.
iOS is better in performance
Myth: Both for Users and Business Owners
Another popular myth about Android is that the number of occurrences of the performance issues in the OS and its applications is far more than in its counterpart, Apple. It is true that it encounters some issues after updating the Operating System, or anyone can experience the same after downloading the new edition of the application. This is because it takes a little time for android app developers to detect and devise a solution to the bugs.
To conclude, there have been a lot of myths circling around the industry. That’s why it is necessary to conduct your own research before moving ahead or get in touch with a mobile app company that can clear all your confusions regarding the myth, development, and other processes.