You have seen them before on multiple Blogs,Articles,Emails, in What’s App forward and Facebook post, but you shouldn’t believe everything you see on the Internet. Their are lot’s of people out who think it’s True but it is actually not True. Like everything in technology, Smartphones or Mostly Android Phones are prone to myths and rumors that just don’t seem to die.
Android Phones are been in the mainstream of the world for less than a decade there are lot’s of fact which may be accurate but lot of them are made up. Here we are going to tackle top most prevalent myths about Android Phones.
#1 Android is Complicated for Beginners
According to latest figures provided by IDC android pushed 80% of total market of the world. It was only a couple of years ago that Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer said “You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone, but I think you do to use an Android phone”.
But the credibility of the argument falls away when you consider the fact that the majority of smartphone users around the world use Android. While there might be a learning curve to figuring out how to take advantage of Android’s most advanced apps and settings, especially if you’re used to iOS or haven’t had a smartphone before, it’s an easy operating system to get started with.
If you think that Android is too complicated or difficult to figure out, then your are insulting your own intelligence.
#2 Killing App is the Best way to save Battery
All of us love killing apps which are running in the background by using third party killer app or task killer app. Many people believe that Android Phone battery drains out due installing games and huge animated application.
But by using Killer app to clear the running app and by doing it frequently it puts more load on the battery and also increase the usage of Ram management. An Android Phone will automatically kill the app or task when more memory is needed and neither will show a much difference without running a app in background.
#3 You should let your Battery Drain completely before Recharging
Lithium-ion batteries actually perform better when they remained charged. Older NiCAD and NiMH lasted longer when you let them fully drain before charging back to 100 percent. Modern batteries don’t face this same sort of problem because they don’t have “cell memory” like the older NiCAD and NiMH rechargeables.
Latest Android Smartphones are modernized with Lithium-ion batteries, so their is no need to completely drain your Smartphones battery. Go ahead and top off the battery whenever you like, or plug it in to charge at night and leave it charging all night. Basically, you can charge your smartphone’s battery whenever you like, and as much as you like.
#4 Android is the world of Malware
Their is no doubt that malware exist in Android OS Smartphones ecosystem but doesn’t mean that you will be affected with the Malware within 5 minutes of using it. Android is secure enough, but there are some things you will need to do (or don’t do) to prevent your Android device from being infected with malware.
First of all, their is no way or less chances that any Android App you download from Google Play Store has any sort of malware infection or carrier. Previously before March 2015 the Android App which where submitted to Google Play Store were directly published on Play Store without any anti-virus or anti-malware check. But in March 2015, Google disclosed that it has an internal team of human reviewers who analyze individual Android app for violation of policy before publication. So, Google itself does not allow any malicious App on Play Store and secondly it is the responsibility of the user to check the Android App permissions while installing App from other than official Play Store.
#5 Android lags & crashes more than any OS
You may be hearing that the Android Apps lags and crashes more often than any other OS Apps. From time to time all platforms suffer from lags & crash. The lagging & crashing become worse when their is a update to the OS or platform and the App publisher takes time to update the App according to the new release of update.
A Forbes’ report mentioning the data of Criticism shown that iOS apps crash more frequently than Android apps but then a year after, another Forbes report shown that Jelly Bean crashes more apps than iOS 6. So it is really difficult to conclude that which platform crashes more Apps. Mostly complaints raised are that cheap hardware, Underpowered hardware, manufacturer UIs, and carrier bloatware mostly affect the Android performance. Good Android Smartphones developers do not suffer from lags and crashes than any device.
#6 Android is same on every Android Device
Mostly people on different forums keeps on arguing and complaining about the multiple looks and feels of Android OS. But they forget that Android is open source software and can be customized to look different completely on different on different devices.
You would buy an iPhone 4S and expect it to perform like an iPhone 5S, would you? The lack restriction on android is really very good thing because you get loads of different devices at different price points. The true beauty of Android OS is it diversity and people are free to use and customize it. With iPhone you don’ t get that freedom and diversity, you get the little freedom of customize by spending 100 of dollars. In fact why should we argue about all Android devices to look same? Do we look same?
#7 Higher specs means better Performance
This myth holds some weight, but the truth is that it is not reliable enough indicator for performance. Dozens of Android devices come out each year and some of them have impressive specification. Having good specs does not make the phone good.
When it comes to spec wars, Cell phone cameras are the most egregious offenders. The reality is, a 12-megapixel camera could be far inferior to an 8-megapixel camera in every major category apart from image size. The same could be said for multi-core processors. For example, Android with higher specs better than an iPhone, but doesn’t mean that the phone is any superior or faster to the one with inferior specs. The OS matters, as does user behavior too.
#8 Use that Charger which came with your Smartphone
To some extent this myth slowly puts money in the pocket of phone manufacture’s. While Smartphones have razor thin profit margins, the accessory market make up good deal of company’s revenue.
The truth of the matter is that any charger built to the manufacture’s specs are safe to use.
What most of the consumer don’t understand is that their is difference between Original product and a third party product such as cheap Chinese Knock-off product. Quality manufacture’s product are completely safe to use rather than the Knock-off.
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Are there any myths you’d like to add? Sound off in the comments below and let us know what Android Smartphone myths you’d like to see die.