A report by mobile device diagnostics firm Blancco Technology Group has uncovered a massive disparity in failure rates between Android and iOS devices, with Android coming off much worse of the two.
According to the report,the failure rate for Android devices was 44 percent
, compared to only 25 percent for iOS devices.
Of the Android devices, the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Lenovo K3 Note suffered from the highest failure rates, while for iOS it was the iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s that had the highest failure rates.
It's also interesting to observe how the top 5 issues vary between the North America, Asia, and Europe compared to worldwide issues.
It's interesting also to note that device failure rates were significantly higher in Asia (where the figure was 55 percent) than in North America (27 percent) and Europe (35 percent).
When it came to apps robustness, the report shows that Android security apps were particularly crashy. A whopping 82 percent of crashes surveued by Blancco were caused by Lookout, followed by 360 Security, CM Security and AVG Antivirus, each at 3 percent.
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