Steve Wozniak Says Android Will Win The Smartphone Race

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that Google’s mobile operating system will outstrip demand for Apple’s own iOS.

Wozniak, speaking to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, said that Android phones were better as they have "more features" and are available on a wider range of handsets for those not wanting to be limited to one manufacturer.

Despite being bullish about the success of Android, Wozniak also admitted that the iPhone was a good device with “very few weak points.”

“There aren't any real complaints and problems. In terms of quality, the iPhone is leading," he added.

The Apple co-founder also revealed that his company had previously attempted to create their iPhone as early as 2004. This early attempt didn’t meet with the computing giant’s expectations and it wasn’t until 2007 that Apple managed to launch its device on the market.

Market research firm Gartner predicts that by 2014 Android will hold nearly 30 per cent of the mobile market whilst Apple are expected to only control 11 per cent.