December 19, 2010

Android’s Problem with Too Many Releases

Android’s problem with too many releases and too many phones is illustrated by this example

Samsung disables Froyo update for Bell Canada Galaxy S phones (via Engadget)


With Android, there are always too many variations to consider – different devices, different releases – a constantly moving target. The test teams are never able to test Android phones thoroughly.

Compare that to the iPhone – few phones, few releases, which allow Apple to deliver a high quality experience each time.