One of the biggest differences is that Android 4.2 supports widgets, while Windows Phone 8 offers applications in the form of tiles.
Android is considered to be graphically stronger than Windows 8. It means that the latter one is ideal for those who are more interested in desktop-like functionality. Although the latest version of Android has hardly any glitches as compared to Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread, Windows Phone 8 nevertheless is considered to be more stable operating system.
Another difference is the number of applications these two systems run at a time. Android 4.2 allows its users to interact with two or more apps simultaneously, but in Windows Phone 8, one can see just one application at a time. However, it is possible to run more than a few apps in the background. Windows Phone 8 is not made for those who like to take snapshots. Unlike Android, it does not support this feature.
It is one of the latest releases by Android – an operating system powered by Google. This version is also called Jelly Beans. It is an actually an update of Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread. The devices which run Android 4.2 are pretty famous in the market, posing a major challenge to Apple.
Windows Phone 8
The release of Windows Phone 8 has brought Microsoft among the leaders in the mobile market. The earlier versions of Windows were considered to be really boring. But with several fascinating features, Windows Phone 8 has made a massive impact. Nokia Lumia is one of the popular Windows 8 devices.