Samsung, it seems, wants to breathe new life into your own virtual assistant Bixby. And for that she plans to release a smart speaker with a built-in assistant.
It is possible that on 9 August, at the presentation of the Galaxy Note 9 we see not only the new smartphone and smart watch Galaxy Watch, but smart column Bixby. According to available information, the device will have a round shape with stand in the form of the legs and lights at the top.
Like Apple, Samsung will position the device primarily as column premium level, which is additionally equipped with “smart” functions. Column Bixby will perceive the user’s voice commands and can act as a Central hub of the ecosystem of smart devices SmartThings.
Samsung already has experience in the market of speakers
It is expected that the smart column Samsung will be priced at $300. For comparison, Apple’s HomePod is worth $350, Google Home Max is $400, Amazon Echo – $100.