Samsung’s S Voice assistant (L) takes on Apple’s Siri (R).
Samsung’s answer to Siri has been getting a bad rap ever since the Galaxy S III (S3) landed in reviewers’ hands. CNET UK and CNET Asia both slammed the Siri-wannabe before the Galaxy S3 arrived in the U.S., but I had to try the dueling assistants for myself.
While Siri and S Voice can perform many of the same tricks, there are also some differences that I looked at on their own. I repeated 10 commands that span the breadth of their shared abilities, at the same time and in the same location. Since my test phones were on different data networks, I factored accuracy only, not the time it took to complete an action.
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