The 3 main operating systems in the mobile world is evolving more and more, with features and functionality often similar but differently exploitable. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is the latest release presented in chronological order and the only available now on the first device. To see iOS 6 and Windows Phone 8 because the work must wait a few months but, due to rumors and anticipations announced officially by Apple and Microsoft, is already possible to outline the general capabilities of the system and support the latest technologies.
RedmondPie did this updated comparison chart after the hot month of June which saw the three main contenders for the leadership of the sector, despite the ever-growing particularly depressed economic times. Actually, there are still some doubts about the true potential of these operating systems with Microsoft itself has confirmed that the status of the Project Windows Phone 8 is "working in progress" , IOS 6 in part revealed, but with some dark sides, to example on the support or less of the NFC chip.
Operating systems must equivalent offer the same basic functions with a few exceptions, from the UI with very different characteristics and approach (icons, icons + widgets, live tiles), supporting the aforementioned NFC, with a penalty for Microsoft App ecosystem is still limited to 100 000 (fast-growing but still objectively away from other stores already at an altitude of 600 000).
These and other features are summarized in the table below, which absolutely does not want to find a winner but it focuses on a precise and accurate diagram of all the major features that users want to have on your smartphone, beyond the design and cost of the device to mount them, or will in the future.