Whats the most alluring thing about iPhone 4S is its Intelligent Personal Assistant, Siri. No doubt Siri is awesome and ready to assist you all the time. But can we get something similar for our Android phones? yes, we surely can. I have done a bit of research and listed below three of the best third-party Siri Clones available for Android –
Note: You need to have “Voice Search” and “TTS library” installed in your phone for these apps to work. Most of the phones have these pre-installed, if not please install them from Android market / Google Play before you try any of these.
Iris, makes your phone talk on topics ranging from Mozart to stock prices. Just ask iris what you want to know. Right from asking how to cope up with your breakup to movie recommendations and questions on science, culture, history etc. You can even get it to call or message someone from the phonebook or ask it to play a song from your phone’s library and lots more. It is by far the most talkative of all these clones.
It’s still in alpha stage. But its popularity speaks itself with the fact that it crossed over a million downloads in just two months or its launch.
Andy is a voice controlled access to encyclopedic information on a vast array of topics. Ask anything. You can ask about weather and time in any city, get answers to algebra questions, conversions, or simply ask any question just like you would do a search online.
Andy (using your Android phone or tablet) will recognize your voice and speech, search the Internet for the best answer, and read it back to you in a clear voice. The answer will also be displayed on your device screen. Andy has the best voice recognition among all these clones.
Additionally, Andy can send text messages, initiate phone calls, give you directions and do distance measurements, time range measurements and a lot more.
Like the above two apps, with Alice, Android users get a helpful assistant at hand, you can have a conversation with Alice, give her instructions or ask for general terms of information.
Currently Alice can assist you with following functions – Call, SMS, Email, Translation, Navigation, Alarm, Timer, App Launcher, Calculator, Facebook, Websearch, Weather, Search images.. and many more.