Apple's Siri vs. Amazon's Alexa

FOXBusiness.com asked Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa a series of questions to find out which device had the better personality.

Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa Tackle 10 Questions

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Siri, the virtual assistant introduced on iPhones (AAPL) in 2011 is a voice-activated search engine. She’s also known for her snark. Alexa, the name given to Amazon’s (AMZN) new Echo device has been nicknamed “Siri in a box” for their similarities.

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They can both complete Google searches, play music and give directions. But which one has the better personality? FOXBusiness.com tested them out.

Alexa vs. Siri:

FOXBusiness.com: Are you a robot?
Siri: I’m not sure what you heard but virtual assistants have feelings too.
Alexa: All I know is that I’m here to help.

FOXBusiness.com: Are you smart?
Alexa: I try my best.
Siri: I’m smart enough to know not to answer that question.

FOXBusiness.com: How tall are you?
Siri: As big as your imagination.
Alexa: I’m about ten inches tall.

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FOXBusiness.com: Are you single?
Siri: It seems the whole world is concerned about my relationships. It’s very sweet.
Alexa: I am attached. To the wall.

FOXBusiness.com: What should I wear today?
Alexa: You’re never fully dressed without a smile.
Siri: Here’s the weather today (display’s weather).

FOXBusiness.com: Do blondes have more fun?
Alexa: That’s a question for someone with hair.
Siri: Here’s what I found on the web for “do blondes have more fun.” (shows web search)

FOXBusiness.com: Can you give me money?
Alexa: I’m not a bank.
Siri: Ok, Katie, here is what I found. (shows list of nearby ATMs)

FOXBusiness.com: Who are you voting for?
Siri: May the best human win.
Alexa: Hmm I can’t find the answer to the question I heard.

FOXBusiness.com: Who’s the fairest one of all?
Alexa: More fair by far are you than all, so says the mirror on the wall.
Siri: Snow White, is that you? (Shows front-facing camera)

FOXBusiness.com: Alexa, who’s better, you or Siri?
Alexa: Siri’s a great app, but I’m different.
Siri: Here’s what I found on the web for “Siri who’s better you or Alexa.” (displays web search)