Alternatives to iOS for all platforms with any license

  • Android

    Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It consists of a kernel based on the Linux kernel, with middleware, libraries...

    • Has loads of apps and is free and open source and based on linux, unlike iOS you are stuck with apples restrictions. OAKSIF0Feb 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • Ubuntu Touch

    Ubuntu Touch is the Ubuntu operating system for mobile phones originally created by Canonical and now developed by the UBports Community.

    • Privacy, user friendly interface, OTA updates, community driven, convergence, open source, and Linux-based. milkor73Mar 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Open, puts you in control of everything — no background services running idly peternerlichJul 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Completely free sofware (Android is NOT a completely free software alternative). yvesantoineemmanuelliJul 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ubuntu Touch is not vendor locked, e.g. updates come from UBports, not from your hardware manufacturer. When you want to change something in the apps, just contact the community. MondaneJul 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • MIUI

    MIUI is a stock and aftermarket firmware for smartphones and tablet computers based on Android. MIUI, developed by Xiaomi, includes various features such as theming...

    Free Android

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  • Sailfish OS

    Mobile-optimized with the flexibility, ubiquity and stability of the Linux core and a cutting edge user experience built with the renowned Qt™ platform.

    Free Self-Hosted

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  • Plasma Mobile

    Plasma Mobile turns your phone into a fully open hacking device, just like a PC. You can join us to start building new mobile experiences now. Key features: Libre...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Astian OS

    Astian OS is an operating system that is based on the discontinued Firefox OS, development by Astian Foundation, thus allowing support for mobile devices, TV's, and...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • B2G OS

    B2G is a community maintained open source operating system for smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other connected devices. The project was started in 2011 and is based...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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    • Discontinued The project is discontinued. See: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Archive/B2G_OS
  • QtMoko

    QtMoko is debian distribution for Linux based SmartPhones, like Openmoko Freerunner and Goldelico's GTA04 phone. Phone and user interface is based on QT Extendeded...

    Free Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v58, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
  • Fairphone Open

    alternative, open source version of Fairphone OS, built by Fairphone, that puts transparency and ownership in the spotlight.

    Free Open Source Android

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  • ColorOS

    ColorOS is an operating system created by OPPO Electronics. It is a fork of Google's operating system Android.

    Free Android

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Comment by Satuim
about iOS · Dec 2013 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

How does it keep the iPhone ahead when Android has taken over at this point.

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I agree. I will change it.

Thanks :P