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Samsung to launch smart speaker in early 2018 - report

Friday 15 December 2017 | 13:03 CET | News
Samsung is set to release its first smart speaker in the first half of 2018 at a cost of around USD 200, according to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg. The device will run the company's Bixby digital assistant that rivals Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant and will also synchronise with TVs, Galaxy smartphones and other Samsung devices. The aim is to focus on audio quality and the management of connected home appliances within Samsung's SmartThings ecosystem, said the report, adding that the device will be available in multiple markets, potentially including the US.

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