“Samsung is struggling with the English language version stemassistent Bixby’

“Samsung is struggling with the English language version stemassistent Bixby’

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Samsung is struggling with the roll-out of its stemassistent Bixby in English-speaking countries.

The function appears to be asked at the end of June, reports the Wall Street Journal Wednesday on the basis of two anonymous sources.

Actually had Bixby directly on the Galaxy S8, then that device at the end of april appeared. That works, however only with a Koreaanstalige version in the home country of Samsung.

The company wanted to Bixby at the end of may are also available in English, but according to the American newspaper has the stemassistent in that language have a lot of trouble with grammar and sentence structure. Therefore, there are certainly still a few weeks to be worked.


On the Galaxy S8 and other modern Android devices is the stemassistent of Google. Samsung wanted with his own stemassistent compete in this market, where also the Amazon online assistant Alexa, and the Apple assistant Siri on active.

A spokesperson from Samsung says that there is still user tests with Bixby to be carried out. Other parts of Bixby, such as automatic image recognition, are already active on the S8.

The device has a special button that is intended to be the Bixby-function to call. Who currently that button is pressed, will get a special screen with news, weather and other widgets. When or if the Samsung is a Dutch version of Bixby wants to release is not known.

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