Immediately after the release of iOS 7 research firm Pfeiffer Consulting compared the convenience of the interface of the new mobile OS on the market. According to the researchers, is now competition between manufacturers is precisely in the field of user interface.
The Hardware gradually fades into the background, much more important is easy to use device. Pfeiffer Consulting conducted a comparison of iOS 6, iOS 7, Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry 10, and Android interface with a shell from Samsung. Their choice, they explained to the high popularity of smartphones South Korean manufacturer. Comparisons were held on four criteria.
first criterion – intuitive: how easy to master control system.
second criterion – Efficiency: how well the important services are integrated into the OS.
third criterion – the ability to customize “under itself”: the user can modify the interface of the system in accordance with their own personal tastes.
fourth criterion – a problem in the user experience: here came literally anything that might annoy the user when working with a smartphone, such as dialog boxes and obsessive constantly tooltips and notifications.
On set of criteria in the first place was the iOS 7. In second place with the same total score is iOS 6. Third place went to Android version from Samsung.In
Pfeiffer Consulting noted that Android was able to circumvent iOS only one criterion – the ability to change the interface. The last place on this indicator in Windows Phone 8, which received only 2 points out of a possible 10. The remaining results are presented in the summary table.