The new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will come with Bixby, this is Samsung’s new virtual assistant like Apple’s Siri and the Google Assistant.
Google Assistant is only available on Google’s own Pixel smartphone at the moment, this could change in the future though to include devices from other manufacturers.
Samsung has revealed during its recent earnings call that it wants to work with Google on Artificial Intelligence.
“Samsung and Google will have to continue to maintain their strategic partnership to nurture the AI and the market for the emerging technology.”, said Lee Kyeong-tae who is the head of Samsung’s mobile division.
We are looking forward to seeing the new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone also also finding out more details about Samsung’s Bixby. The handsets are rumored to be made official at a press event at the end of March and then go on sale in April.
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