Lightroom mobile - Android devices same subscription as iPhone but less features

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Recently I moved from an iPhone to an android device but I'm very disappointed to see that even though I have the same subscription I have less features for my device, and it's actually a powerful mobile phone. So, I now have 2 questions. 1 why I can't have the same benefits for the same price, and 2 why do I pay the same money with those who have more features then me?
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Vaios Christodoulou

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Jerry Syder

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I'd let someone else explain why you're getting less for the same price but the features, I suspect that Android's API doesn't play well with developers. As well, to provide certain feature-sets, there's a lot of rigmarole. Take Moment's "Pro Camera" app; they simply dropped support for Android.
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I am using LR mobile from the very beginning and have seen versions were Android LR has more features than the iOS version. Could be in next version Android is advanced again.
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That's encouraging! What made me sceptical is the fact that for a couple of years now the iOS version has things like long exposure, depth, and if I'm not mistaking a panorama option and the Android has none of those! Hope this will change soon.
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Thank you Jerry ! You have a point, but I don't think Adobe as a company can be compared to Moment. Moment is a fairly new company that doesn't ship their products to most of the countries in the world (at least a couple of years back) on the other hand Adobe has decades of experience in software development with many different products. Would there be challenges in the development of the app? of course there would be, we all have to adapt in our work and businesses to the challenges that present to us, but what we see here is a very strange situation. How would anyone feel if the were sold a car in standard edition and the person next to them buys the same car in full extra features because the seller has technical difficulties? Doesn't sound fair, does it?
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You've got a fair point, too 
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Antoine Hlmn

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Adobe is capable of developing great algorithms (HDR, Panorama, Sensei, ...) And yet says it's impossible to sync keywords between classic and mobile. Hasn't implemented virtual copies, color labels, stacks, edit history sync, ... hasn't fixed many bugs reported here, let along requests, but focuses on that "learn" page...

Don't look to far for a technical or even rational reason :-) They're basically committed to nothing ;-)