Samsung is gearing up to launch its 2017 flagship device on March 29, and leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S8’s have been overflowing. The latest one brings more info concerning the rumoured digital assistant Bixby, hinting that it will associate with support for eight languages.
South Korean publication ETNews reports that Bixby will support eight completely different languages on launch. This is even over Google Assistant that was launched last year, which supports few languages together with English, Hindi, German, and Portuguese (only on Allo). Bixby is expected to support eight as compared. However, Apple will still rule in this department with Siri giving support for over thirty languages.
Bixby is also expected to be integrated into native apps like Camera to assist in doing visual search and text recognition. The female voice of the virtual assistant is alleged to be referred to as Kestra, while Bixby can be the name for the male voice. Recent images hint that the Samsung Galaxy S8’s can have a dedicated Bixby button on the sting of the smartphone to activate the digital assistant simply. Samsung acquired Viv Labs (the of us UN agency created Siri), and Bixby is a by-product of that acquisition. The company looks to integrate Bixby into future IoT merchandise furthermore.
The Samsung Galaxy S8’s is tipped to come in 2 variants – 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch – the larger one expected to be called Samsung Galaxy S8 and. The display for each is tipped to be dual-edged with very little to no edge at the front. Samsung will ditch the Home Button (however, keep the 3.5mm audio jack), and integrate the fingerprint scanner at the back. There’s expected to be a twin camera setup at the back of the larger variant, and the display for each are pressure sensitive – similar to the iPhone. Recent leaks however tip that each variants can sport twin rear cameras.