Mobile OSes: developer comparison

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2014-09-12 23:04:56

Compare the mobile operating systems from a developer viewpoint. iOS vs Android vs BlackBerry OS vs Windows Phone vs Symbian OS vs Bada

AndroidBadaBlackBerry OSiOSSymbian OSWindows Phone
Compatible devicesHTC, Samsung Galaxy, MotorolaSamsung Waves 3BlackBerry torch, bold, curve...iPhone, iPod, iPadN8, N9Windows Phone, Nokia lumia 710
Latest version4.4.42.0.57.17.1.2Nokia Belle (Symbian^3)8.10.12397.895
Release date2014-06-232012-03-152011-05-012014-06-302011-08-012014-06-12
Open sourceYesNoNoNoYesNo
Last update2014-09-12 23:01:542014-06-29 02:10:592014-06-29 02:10:592014-09-12 23:01:432014-06-29 02:10:592014-09-12 23:04:56
SDK platform availability
WindowsYesYesYesNoYesYes
Mac OSYesNoNoYesNoNo
LinuxYesNoNoNoNoNo
Technical details
Adobe Flash supportNoYes FlashLite 3.1 (Flash9 - AS2)NoNoYesYes
Market place
Market nameGoogle PlaySamsung AppsBlackBerry App WorldApp StoreOVI StoreWindows Phone Marketplace
Number of apps600000 +3000 (Q1 2011)160001000000 +65000 +2400 +
Development languageJavaC++JavaObjective-CJava - C/Qt - PythonVisual Basic / Visual C#
Compatible EnvironmentWindows Mac OS LinuxWindowsWindowsMac OSWindowsWindows
SDK access priceFreeFreeFree99$/yearFreeFree
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_%28operating_system%29http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bada_%28operating_system%29http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BlackBerry_OShttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOS_%28Apple%29http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbian_OShttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Phone
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