The android market started flourishing with applications since android platform introduced in the market. Since then its growth didn't stop there as new apps with numerous ideas and gorgeous user interfaces have attracted a huge community of app lovers.
Now Android has taken a role of giant app market with over 2 billion active Android devices and has given a tough competition to other marketplaces like
Apple, Windows, and Blackberry.
About 70 to 80 % of smartphone users are using android based devices. Here are the reasons why Android is one of the leading OS for smartphones.
Apps are cheaper
If you are a smartphone user then you will need apps for your device. As compared to iOS android apps are cheaper and thousands of free apps are available for free and if you like an app that is available with a price tag then its price will be too low and also will have a range of similar apps available.
Besides downloading apps and games from their official Play Store you are free to download .apk files from anywhere and most of the paid apps are being offered for free on platforms like ACMarket. Here you will find mods and hacks of popular paid apps.
Being an open source platform it has got the huge attention of app developers around the world, as a result, you will be amazed by its flexible app market. However, for submitting an app on iOS, you have to go through its strict submission policies.
Different Phone options
As Apple has limited its operating system for I phones and other Apple products, on other hand, Android is available on devices of many mobile device manufacturers like Huawei, Samsung, Motorola, and Sony.
If you buy an iPhone you will be limited to its built-in storage that ranges from 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB. However, if you have an Android phone you can certainly increase its storage by replacing your SD card with more storage card.