[Poll] iPhone or Android?

Which type of mobile phone do you have?

  • IPhone

    Votes: 19 54.3%
  • Android and I'd love to have Android Auto in the Taycan

    Votes: 11 31.4%
  • Android and the Bluetooth connectivity is fully sufficient for me

    Votes: 5 14.3%

  • Total voters
    35

TIM

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I was wondering how much of you would like to have Android Auto in the Taycan . So I started this poll to find out ;)
 

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I read an article from 2018 that Porsche was going to to start offering Android Auto. And I found it interesting that Audi has offered Android auto for a while.
Dec 2018 https://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/porsche-will-offer-android-auto-in-the-near-future/

I read another article on the resistance that Porsche has to offering Android Auto. Google (unlike Apple) requires car companies offering Android Auto to provide all sorts of internal vehicle performance figure. Some of which can be secret sauce of Porsche.
https://www.endurancewarranty.com/l...d-of-data-is-googles-android-auto-collecting/

How long before a Google car? Then that collected info l am sure would not be misused.

So initially I too was disappointed and confused why Porsche did not support Android Auto as even my Bolt EV does. But now I am ok with with Porsches resistance, I think standard Bluetooth phone support will be fine with all the nav support the car has. Else I may switch to Apple like most everyone in my family.

Google almost feels like the mafia pressing vendors to hand over such details to keep Android users happy. Or maybe I am misunderstanding the need Google has for such details when Apple Carplay can provide similar functionality with out that data.

Now I see CarBuz Dec 2019 article saying Porsche appears closer to an agreement.
https://carbuzz.com/news/exclusive-porsche-finally-adds-android-auto-to-its-cars
Or maybe this is just the annual Christmas promise.
 
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