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Table 2 Smartphone Operating-System Platforms, Features Support with Hardware

From: A Systematic Review of Healthcare Applications for Smartphones

OS Platform → SymbianOS[158] Palm Web OS[159, 160] WindowsPhone[161] BlackBerry[162, 163] iOS[164166] Android[140, 167]
Touch screen *
Multi-touch UserInterface
Virtual Keyboard
External Keyboard
Camera
Video Recording
Video Calling × × × × * *
USB Interface
Voice Command ×
Tethering ×
Multicore ProcessorSupport × * × × * *
Accelerometer *
Gyroscope × × ×
Switch ScreenOrientation *
GPS
Bluetooth
Built-in BluetoothHealth Device Profile × × × × ×
WiFi
3G/4G 3 G 4 G 3 G 3 G 4 G 4 G
  1. This table compares the support of features by six smartphone OS platforms with the availability of hardware in the device.
  2. This feature is supported by the OS platform.
  3. × This feature is not supported by the OS platform.
  4. * This feature is supported in a limited number of devices.