#samsung’s Bixby voice assistant is reportedly still weeks away from US launch


It looks like Samsung is going to miss its own deadline for launching Bixby’s voice features in the US. The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that the voice portion of Bixby, Samsung’s new digital assistant, won’t be ready until at least late June and that the software is still struggling to reliably understand English.

That means Bixby’s voice features will end up launching at the earliest sometime this summer — which starts June 21st — and after the “spring” target that Samsung gave in early April.

Bixby is supposed to be one of the flagship features on the Galaxy S8, which launched in the US just over a month ago. While it seems pretty safe to say that few are dying to get their hands on the full Bixby experience — it…

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