Samsung Galaxy S8 is set to appear with a super smart Bixby AI assistant – but it seems the company’s Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch is set for an improve too. The Samsung Gear S3 is one of the top Android wear 2.0 smartwatches are available today, even after six months after its original launch.
After months of rumors and speculation, Samsung’s new Smartphone has finally landed, with an all new design, luxurious and super powered hardware. But the device also sees a number of software upgrades, including the all new Bixby smart assistant.
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Bixby looks to revolutionise the way you use your Smartphone, but now it seems that the tool will also arrive on Samsung’s other flagship devices too, including the Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch.
That according to wearable, this spoke to Samsung at the Galaxy S8 launch event earlier this week.
When asked if Bixby would be incoming on other Samsung devices, such as the Gear S3, the spokesperson said, “Absolutely, Bixby is the assistant that we’re going to empower many other Samsung devices with – the watch, the TV the fridge”.
However the speaker also noted that, “At this moment there’s no specific roadmap to say when it will arrive.”
Bixby won’t launch in the UK with the Galaxy S8 until later this year, as Samsung only launched the service in South Korea and the US first.
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Samsung exposed Bixby several days before the Galaxy S8, and hinted that the service would be coming to other devices than Smartphone’s.
The company says it dreams of a future where you can control your air conditioner or TV through Bixby, which is located in the cloud.
Samsung says that Bixby will offer more control and usability than other AI assistants on the market today, and that users can even arrange apps to work with the service, rather than the other way around.
This means that any action previously carried out by human touch commands should be able to be replaced by Bixby voice controls instead.
For the time being, Bixby is set to play a major role in how users interact the Galaxy S8, with a number of Pre-installed apps optimized to work closely with the service.
The Galaxy S8 will also come with a dedicated Bixby button, which Samsung hopes will make using the service quick and easy.
Located on the left hand side of the device, the Bixby button will be activated with a push, meaning it is able to fire up and respond to commands in super fast – time.
The Samsung Gear S3 is one of the top Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches available today, even six months after its original launch. Available in Two versions, Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and Samsung Gear S3 Classic, Samsung’s Device is available today.
Frontier has been designed to act as both a fitness minded watch, as well as a leisure wearable.
Classic Variation “pays homage to the unassuming, elegant style found in the most iconic timepieces”, according to Samsung.