Galaxy S8 won't launch with Samsung's Bixby voice assistant

Posted April 13, 2017

"Bixby Voice will be available in the us on the Galaxy S8 later this spring", Samsung said in a statement.

"Bixby Voice will be available in the United States on the Galaxy S8 later this spring", the company added. However, one of its most hyped features, its Bixby AI voice assistant (Samsung's own version of Siri, Cortana, and Google Now) will not be fully functional at launch.

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Bixby was one of the flagship new differentiators for the Galaxy S8. It's also probably a bummer for Samsung, who would like those new owners to try out Bixby Voice and get acclimated to using it regularly.