Of course, now some Android phones are axing the headphone jack in favor of USB-C audio, so this may not be such a big difference for much longer. Several prominent people have shifted from iPhone to Android. The user could choose to accept the app's request for permissions or not install the app at all.
Since Android phones are produced by many different manufacturers, product ecosystems vary. Apple can push updates to all of its handsets directly, whereas Android users must wait until their phone maker has implemented a version of Google's update that works with its own Android skin.
User experience Pfeiffer Report released in September rates iOS significantly better than Android on cognitive load and user friction.
By contrast, this offers an insurmountable depth of customisation, but much of this is hidden deep inside menus and interfaces. When iOS 7 does use button borders, they tend to be quite simple. Apple even went to war with the FBI to guarantee your right to encryption.
Some Android phones are equipped with an NFC chip near-field communication that is used for making wireless payments simply by tapping the phone at the checkout counter. Phone versions of both Android and iOS are more stable than their tablet versions.
If you enjoy tinkering, or you want a truly unique, personalized look for your home screen, then Android is the platform for you. The camera apps on both platforms are very good and very fast.