Without any doubt Siri is the most popular and smartest voice assistant application for a Smartphone, but you can have it only if your phone has iOS5 or higher. If you have android or any other Smartphone device you cannot have Siri but that doesn’t means you cannot have its alternative also. There are so many Siri alternative apps are available on app store that can perform equally good and here is a list of 5 Siri Alternative Apps for all other Smartphone devices.
Vlingo: Possibly it is the best voice assistance app for android at this time and it can do almost everything that Siri can do. You can search the web, you can send text message, you can write emails, you can find places, you can make a call, you can update social media status and it will remind you for your appointments also. And the best thing about this app is it understands most of the things that you say and gives you best result for all of your voice commands.
Speak to IT: It is an amazing voice assistant app that can understand almost everything that you speak and possibly that’s why New York Times gave it a place in top ten android apps. Just like Vlingo it can also do everything that Siri can do and since it understand everything that you say you get best result from this application compare any other voice assistance program.
Iris: Possibly this was the first alternative of Siri app and its voice recognition is also remarkable. No matter what you say it hears you perfectly and responds accordingly. With this app you can set calendar reminder, search web, text message, communicate on social network, location finding, weather reports, call and other similar function like this. For using Iris you need to install TTS library and Voice search for Iris.
Maluuba: This is a voice assistant application for android that understand your local accent and translate it in to language that application can understand and gives you result accordingly. With this app also you can do most of the things that you can do with a voice assistant program or application and because of its language understanding it performs better than many other similar applications.
Sherpa: This application is still in beta stage but it already made its place in best alternative of Siri or Google now. It is also possible that Sherpa will come up as one of the smartest voice assistant application because it analyze your work and usage trend and suggest you things accordingly. For example if you have a meeting at certain place in one hour and it is possible to rain in one hour then Sherpa will alert you to take an umbrella with you for your safety.
So if you want to have features of Siri on your android phones just check these Smartphone apps and chose one that suits best for you. And if you are one of those people who think voice assistance apps are just a gimmick and gives no real benefit than it is assured that your thinking will change after using these applications.