We’re taking iOS 11 and Android Nougat 7.0 to see how Apple CarPlay & Android Auto work in the real world. Read our full review:
For our Showdown on Android Auto vs. Apple CarPlay we are using a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Premier, a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with Android 7.0, and an Apple iPhone 5S with iOS 11.0. We will test each system on several key points:
– Music, and streaming services
– Maps, features, and quality of map data
– Navigation functionality and accuracy
– Hands-free communication, sending and receiving text messages.
This is the most comprehensive video we’ve produced covering all the important features and differences with Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto. Each device represents the average smartphones being used by consumers today, and as such we feel this provides the best real-world indication of each system.
Also since iOS 11 was released last week this is a great opportunity to see how this recent update works.
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