"Here are all the nudie pics on your phone as identified by our nudity detection algorithm. Here is a list of your probable work and family contacts. Here is the MMS that you really don't want this app to send on your behalf!"
Apps on iOS don't prompt for permissions at install they prompt when they try to access something, eg photos, contacts, etc
Outside our tech filter bubble where we upgrade to a new flagship phone every year, millions of people use low-cost, prepaid, or hand-me-down phones that have long been on the market, and stopped receiving software updates years ago through the broken supply chain of AOSP -> device mfr -> carrier.