Apple rules the short term but Android holds more promise in the long term. A survey released by SiliconValley.com says that majority of the 2400 polled developers believe that Android will be the platform for the future.
Few key points in the survey –
- 72% of developers say Android "is best positioned to power a large number and variety of connected devices in the future" — while only 25% said iOS will rule the new device world
- Nearly 56% of developers said they favored Android’s long-term outlook as a platform for them to make money, while 37% picked iOS
- 76% said iOS presents the best moneymaking opportunities, while 19% chose Android
- 88% said Apple has the best app store, while only 10% said that of Android