Apple iPhone users the smartest, BlackBerry users the dumbest?

Apple iPhone users the smartest, BlackBerry users the dumbest?
Aha! So this is why those devices we carry around and covet (like Clarice) are called SMARTphones. Ladbroke, a betting parlor as they say in Jolly Old England where such places are legal, tested the intelligence and cunning of 2000 smartphone owners. These subjects took A Test of Wits which is comprised of seven brain teasers. At the same time it was measuring your intelligence, the web site also asked for the name of the phone that each subject was using. From that information, we can say that users of the Apple iPhone are the smartest.

It took those sporting an iPhone 94 seconds on average to complete the test, which was a full 5 seconds faster than those using a Nexus branded handset. Samsung owners finished third with an average score of 103 seconds. Those with an HTC handset in their pockets were next, taking 2 seconds longer on average to finish the puzzles. Nokia owners and BlackBerry owners took the longest, with scores of 109 seconds and 118 seconds respectively.

If you want redemption, or just think that you're smarter than the rest of the world's BlackBerry users, you can take the test for yourself by clicking on the sourcelink. And hey, let us know how you score by commenting in the box below.


source: ATestofWits, DailyMail via CNET

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78 Comments

1. 9_HeLLs_oF_DrOid

Posts: 127; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

Happy new year, Alan F. May this new year turn you into an Apple fan from an Apple fanboy. :)

10. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

This study is hardly indicative of anything. 10 seconds isn't enough to draw any concrete conclusions. Or someone can just as easily justify the score by saying older businessmen with less plastic brains obviously won't do as well as younger teens who like to play brain games on their phones often. But still, watch all the Android fans jump on this article and prove the findings to be correct by shouting, pointing fingers, and generally acting the stupidest, even though this 'study' is ridiculous.

17. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Ridiculous, indeed. There are both smart and dumb Android owners, smart and dumb iPhone owners, smart and dumb WP owners. And same thing with Nexus, Sammy and Sony owners.

21. Ant34

Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

It really doesn't matter because the test is flawed. I completed it in 31 seconds and others below have completed it in less time.

26. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

You are right, I got lost from topic. Stupid test.

75. cnpthe3rd

Posts: 103; Member since: Feb 01, 2009

my time 29 seconds, which makes me wonder 2 important things, 1) who are the morons they tested, and most important 2) why the hell did I waste the time reading this and taking test.

50. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I couldn't agree with you anymore you Andriod users what's a widget lol.. Apple users what's I cloud OK fair I can give you that... But to ask how I down load app seriously or where are the apps located on either device or what's a Gmail.. Classic I don't have a Gmail hahaha... Why can't I replace my battery how can put more memory on my phone the list can go on and on and on for both good join Alan you had nothing better to do with yourself and the spare time

57. andynaija

Posts: 1255; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

I seriously don't understand what you're talking about.

68. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

"Seriously download Gmail? I don't have a Gmail haha" um, iOS and Android have Gmail app. Download app seriously? What, should downloading app be like some comedy? You can change battery nowadays only in Samsungs, and select phones from others, same thing with memory. Seriously, what are you talking about? Are you iOS fan or Android fan or what?

73. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You sound like a complete retard dude

59. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Poindexter Is smarter than the one who's conducting those test.

54. trustory

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

79 seconds and im only 16 :) ~swag btw lg

63. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

43 seconds ....and im 21 :/ -no swag ftw HTC

58. androtaku

Posts: 246; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

judging from your reply,u surely using a blackberry

2. Troysyx

Posts: 181; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

Haha good god. This just in, anyone that takes this and thinks it's true or trolls is an idiot. That's what my study shows....

3. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

I saw this and thought let the wars begin.

5. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

i was like oh no

77. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

My good man, you need armies to have wars and, quite frankly, one army against a flurry little herd of white puffy mammals just would not be fair. Besides, truth is, the real reason those Quas-iPhone owners were faster to respond was because they were hooked up to a Wireless N+ wi-fi router, whereas Android owners were connected to their respective networks (remember, they were in a basement - most of those betting parlors are in seedy sublevel basements, so I've been told). Blackberry owners were slow because they were still trying to upgrade to BB10.

4. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

took me 88 seconds and i own a sony

76. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

did it agin pressing random stuff and got 44 seconds

6. Kalevro

Posts: 56; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

I took 85 seconds and I have a Sony

65. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

sony ftw lol

7. Ant34

Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

Do they have any controls in place? I completed it in 31 seconds by just picking one of the choices at random and then picking another if it was wrong. I didn't even read the questions.

14. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I was kind of thinking the same thing. The wrong answer shouldn't allow you to pick another.

20. Ant34

Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

Or at least a time penalty for each wrong answer.

8. Ant34

Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

It should have been fill in the ________.

9. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

less than 80 seconds.

11. spedisfast

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 01, 2014

27 seconds.. i cant imagine going over a minute for this

12. Sauce unregistered

So many butthurt people. Just enjoy your day and stop taking things so direct lol.

13. JEverettnow

Posts: 228; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

85 here

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