It seems mobile UIs are converging. Next month, millions of iPhone users will download a flatter version of iOS, one that doesn’t mimic real-life objects. Skeuomorphism used to be a huge red line that divided iOS and Android design . Now iOS will be flatter, like Android. So it might seem like a great iOS design will work on Android too.
If only it were so easy! Depth and realism are important aspects of a mobile UI design, but they aren’t the only ones. Big, meaty differences...