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Android Alternatives & Competitors

(502)4.6 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Android? Tons of people want Operating System . Windows 10, Ubuntu, Apple iOS, and Windows 7 are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Android.

Top Alternatives to Android

  • Windows 10
  • Ubuntu
  • Apple iOS
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Phone

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Android

    #1
    #1
  1. Windows 10

    (1,081)4.4 out of 5

    Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already have.

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  2. Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already have.

    Categories in common with Android:

    YJ
    Windows 10 user interface is the best thing I like about it. You can set up almost everything at your fingertips. For example, 1. the Search button on the taskbar, is a global search button. You...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Windows 10 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #2
    #2
  3. Ubuntu

    (848)4.5 out of 5

    Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world.

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  4. Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world.

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    NK
    Ubuntu is the best option for developers as Ubuntu is Safe, secured, respects the organization's privacy. It is free so that the organization doesn't want to pay extra on OS maintenance. Ubuntu is...Read more
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    #3
    #3
  5. Apple iOS

    (475)4.5 out of 5

    An advanced mobile operating system. With its easy-to-use interface, amazing features, and rock solid stability, iOS is the foundation of iPhone. And even as others try to catch up, the technologies and features built into iOS keep iPhone years ahead.

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  6. An advanced mobile operating system. With its easy-to-use interface, amazing features, and rock solid stability, iOS is the foundation of iPhone. And even as others try to catch up, the technologies and features built into iOS keep iPhone years ahead.

    Categories in common with Android:

    SP
    Its user interface, features and security. inbuilt app collection is good, IOS is very easy to use and its support almost all apps

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Apple iOS is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #4
    #4
  7. Windows 7

    (427)4.2 out of 5

    Windows 7 is your PC simplified. Enjoy your media wherever you want, stay productive with the smart new desktop, get creative with Windows Live Photo Gallery.

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  8. Windows 7 is your PC simplified. Enjoy your media wherever you want, stay productive with the smart new desktop, get creative with Windows Live Photo Gallery.

    Categories in common with Android:

    Timothy R.
    TR
    Back in the 1990's, Windows 95 ushered in a dramatic revision to the platform and, less than three years later, Windows 98 polished it into something really solid for most purposes. Nevertheless,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Windows 7 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    #5
    #5
  9. Windows Phone

    (17)4.0 out of 5

    Whether you want premium features and performance at a good price or a powerhouse of productivity that fits in your pocket, there's a Windows phone thatÍs perfect for you.

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  10. Whether you want premium features and performance at a good price or a powerhouse of productivity that fits in your pocket, there's a Windows phone thatÍs perfect for you.

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    Drikus T.
    DT
    The interface is easy to use and not cluttered at all. The phone integrates seamlessly with my office applications and as a business phone I highly recommend using it. The battery usage compares...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Windows Phone is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #6
    #6
  11. Apple OS X El Capitan

    (156)4.4 out of 5

    OS X El Capitan gives you simpler, smarter ways to do the things you do most with your Mac. Like working in multiple apps at the same time using Split View.

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  12. OS X El Capitan gives you simpler, smarter ways to do the things you do most with your Mac. Like working in multiple apps at the same time using Split View.

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    Le T.
    LT
    It is modern and beautiful. And it is very convenience when using in my work. I also like the stability and secure of OSX.

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Apple OS X El Capitan is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #7
    #7
  13. Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    (255)4.5 out of 5

    Open source platform for mission-critical computing

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  14. Open source platform for mission-critical computing

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    UI
    Usage guide and security patches are on time. It comes preloaded with the stuff i need for daily use.

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #8
    #8
  15. Windows 8

    (206)3.4 out of 5

    Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows 8 for new devices.

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  16. Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows 8 for new devices.

    Categories in common with Android:

    UI
    On a touch screen device I can see where MS is coming from. Its slick interface really is a change from IOS or Android.

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Windows 8 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #9
    #9
  17. CentOS

    (230)4.5 out of 5

    CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor.

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  18. CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor.

    Categories in common with Android:

    IC
    CentOS is a linux OS, and is great for software developers. The ease of installing any developer tool is great, it's easy to do everything from command line, and not be slowed down by the user...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, CentOS is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #10
    #10
  19. Fedora

    (99)4.4 out of 5

    Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

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  20. Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

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    Valent T.
    VT
    Stability and quality of all processes, Fedora has best quality because they have best processes for testing package and system wide quality. QA team makes Fedora really awesome. Also community is...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Fedora is:

    Easier to admin
    #11
    #11
  21. Oracle Linux

    (95)4.2 out of 5

    Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Optimized for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux is the only operating system to offer zero-downtime updates.

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  22. Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Optimized for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux is the only operating system to offer zero-downtime updates.

    Categories in common with Android:

    Hassan M.
    HM
    Oracle RPM and packages availability in OEL.

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Oracle Linux is:

    More expensive
    #12
    #12
  23. Apple OS X Mountain Lion

    (82)4.2 out of 5

    OS X Mountain Lion is Apple's best OS yet. Because all these new features add up to one amazing experience on your Mac. And every device you use.

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  24. OS X Mountain Lion is Apple's best OS yet. Because all these new features add up to one amazing experience on your Mac. And every device you use.

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    Khawja S.
    KS
    The only thing I like about it is the GUI which is pleasing on eye.

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Apple OS X Mountain Lion is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #13
    #13
  25. Chromium OS

    (35)3.9 out of 5

    Chomium is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

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  26. Chomium is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

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    Manoj G.
    MG
    Simple and best user interface, gives best browsing experience. It's easy to install and boots very fast. Using it is not difficult for the ones who are familiar with Chrome browser. Has good...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Chromium OS is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #14
    #14
  27. macOS Sierra

    (105)4.5 out of 5

    macOS Sierra helps you rediscover your best photos, shop fast and conveniently online, and work between devices. It can also help free up storage space.

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  28. macOS Sierra helps you rediscover your best photos, shop fast and conveniently online, and work between devices. It can also help free up storage space.

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    UC
    I like the ability to smoothly multitask, which I find lot superior to the windows operating system. When one application stops responding, the other applications are completely unaffected. The...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, macOS Sierra is:

    Better at support
    More expensive
    More usable
    #15
    #15
  29. Lubuntu

    (24)4.4 out of 5

    Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system. The core of the system is based on Linux and Ubuntu that uses the minimal desktop LXDE, and a selection of light applications.

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  30. Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system. The core of the system is based on Linux and Ubuntu that uses the minimal desktop LXDE, and a selection of light applications.

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    Miguel T.
    MT
    It is very lightweight and doesn't take up a lot of resources like the full version of Ubuntu.

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Lubuntu is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #16
    #16
  31. BlackBerry 10

    (12)2.9 out of 5

    BlackBerry revolutionized the mobile industry. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.

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  32. BlackBerry revolutionized the mobile industry. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.

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    Harry L.
    HL
    Compared to Android and iOS mobile operating systems, Blackberry 10 focuses more on workflow and true multitasking, allowing easy copy and paste between programs, something which the other mobile...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, BlackBerry 10 is:

    More expensive
    #17
    #17
  33. Linux Mint

    (46)4.5 out of 5

    Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

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  34. Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

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    II
    Linux mint is the best operating system. It's graphical user interface is also very amazing. It is very secure and virus free operating system. It is very easy to setup and use. any beginner can...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Linux Mint is:

    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    #18
    #18
  35. Oracle Solaris

    (21)3.9 out of 5

    Oracle Solaris 11.2 is a complete, integrated platform, combining OpenStack, software-defined networking, and built-in virtualization with a proven enterprise-class operating system.

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  36. Oracle Solaris 11.2 is a complete, integrated platform, combining OpenStack, software-defined networking, and built-in virtualization with a proven enterprise-class operating system.

    Categories in common with Android:

    UB
    The better options to handle shared memory without being relegated to use HugePages, we like the ability to take a quick snapshots -before migrations. Use of project files.

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Oracle Solaris is:

    More expensive
    #19
    #19
  37. Debian

    (47)4.7 out of 5

    Debian is an operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run , at the core of an operating system is the kernel.

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  38. Debian is an operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run , at the core of an operating system is the kernel.

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    Hassan R.
    HR
    Its very simple and easy commands Easy to understand and use

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Debian is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #20
    #20
  39. Apple OS X Yosemite

    (13)4.5 out of 5

    An elegant design that feels entirely fresh, yet inherently familiar. The apps you use every day, enhanced with new features. And a completely new relationship between your Mac and iOS devices. OS X Yosemite will change how you see your Mac. And what you can do with it.

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  40. An elegant design that feels entirely fresh, yet inherently familiar. The apps you use every day, enhanced with new features. And a completely new relationship between your Mac and iOS devices. OS X Yosemite will change how you see your Mac. And what you can do with it.

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    Michel H.
    MH
    It was a great update, bringing awesome new features, with a clean, and quick design

    Reviewers say compared to Android, Apple OS X Yosemite is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements