There are some people who are not too familiar with Symbian but this is a type of OS that has become connected to Nokia phones. This OS is a bit old which explains why people are more familiar with the newer Android OS. Symbian is already discontinued right now while Android is still being used by different smartphones that are being sold all over the world.
It is normal for a lot of phones except Apple to have Android OS. This has managed to become one of the bigger OS in the world of technology right now and it can be recognized easily as well.
Symbian used to be the most popular mobile operating system. It was the most popular till around the end of 2010 when the Android operating system took over. It originated from EPOC32, which is an operating system created by Psion. It was mostly used by popular smartphone brands such as Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and ultimately by Nokia.
The components that formed the Symbian operating system were: the microkernel-based operating system and the user interface. Android is one of the most used operating systems, mostly on smartphones and tablets. Google develops the operating system. Google bought the operating system from Android Inc. in 2005. Android is used by many phone manufacturers such as Samsung, Sony, LG, Motorola, and many others. Android is designed around touch-capable devices.