Answer: neither. Here's my take on the whole spiel seen all over the webs. Comparing the two is like comparing Windows and OS X - they are two different paths toward the same goal. In the end, it comes down to the user and what he or she needs to do with the phone of choice. Specifically, the apps and features. By apps, I'm not saying one OS is better than the other because it has more apps or because the apps are of higher quality. I mean, who installs all of those thousands of apps in his or her phone and uses them on a daily basis? Common sense dictates that there are a handful for each person which are used almost religiously for one reason or another. Instead, it comes down to whether the apps you need are available or not, or whether they operate in the way the user wants it to. As far as most major apps go, most of them are now available on both systems and some are available in additional systems. It comes down to the exclusives. For example, I find myself using iOS for years to come and not batting an eyelash towards Android because of the apps that I absolutely need and they aren't available for Android (Omnifocus and Hancom Office - a proprietary office app). Unless these two become available for Android, there probably is no way I will move elsewhere. On the other side, I have a coworker who stands by his Galaxy Note and is very creative with the stylus. That's quite understandable. Hence, neither OS is inherently better. What makes one better is if it suits the user better. As the saying goes, different strokes for different folks.