iPhone’s voice-to-text transcription sucks compared to Pixel’s


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Transcription is one area Google's Pixel is ahead of the iPhone.
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Apple continues to lag behind when it comes to machine learning — and voice-to-text transcription on the iPhone is just one more example of this.

In a new video posted online by journalist James Chan, the iPhone’s speech transcription skills are put up against Alphabet’s Pixel smartphone. Not only is Apple’s version significantly slower, but it’s a whole lot less accurate, to boot.