After informing that support for the Brazilian Portuguese language was under development, in 2019, Samsung announced the start of Bixby tests for the Galaxy S10 line.
After long years of waiting, the Samsung announced today, January 22, that it is starting tests to launch the Bixby in Portuguese here in Brazil. The South Korean company, since the launch of the virtual assistant, has been questioned as to the date of availability of the language, and now, almost 3 years later, the beta version in Brazilian Portuguese will be available.
Initial release for Galaxy S10
Eduardo Santos, Director of Content and Mobile Device Area Services at Samsung Brazil, says that the assistant's main differential is to simplify the users' routines, allowing them to concentrate on what is most important in their lives.
"During the testing period, we hope to improve the solution, adapting it to the unique characteristics of the Brazilian public, so that we can offer the best possible service by officially launching Bixby to our user base."
Eduardo Santos, Director of Content and Mobile Device Area Services at Samsung Brazil
Initially, only users of the line Galaxy S10 enjoying the testing phase of the Portuguese assistant, and the Samsung states that it is quite complete, as a support for understanding and viewing native content with the resource Bixby Vision, in addition to being able to translate text in real time, just as it happens in Google translator.
The functions of Bixby
Launched along with the line Galaxy S8 on April 21, 2017, the virtual assistant at Samsung follows the principle of operation of its direct competitors, such as the Siri (Apple), Cortana (Microsoft), Google Assistant (Google) and Alexa (Amazon), performing functions to assist the user in the use of his smartphone or smart device and automate the routine. So far, the language availability of the assistant, according to the official website of Samsung, was Korean (South Korea), English, French, German, Italian, Chinese Mandarin, and Spanish.
The main features brought are the Bixby Hello, showing content such as agenda, climate and personalized content such as what's in the trends of the Twitter, Bixby Vision, Bixby Voice and Sticky notes. In addition, the assistant responds to voice commands, as does ?Hey, Google?.
Embedded with continuous learning technology and interactively, the main objective of the Bixby that the use of your device is as personalized and intelligent as possible, whether for opening apps or using services, such as making use of the smartphone to control a TV compatible with the assistant.
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