Samsung Galaxy S7 Users Stuck With Nougat Frustrations

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be the first product to feature Bixby and starts shipping on the 21st of April. Samsung Galaxy S8 features were unveiled at the event held late March, giving fans an introduction to the key upgrades on the new device.

While some elements of Bixby will be included in the April 21 launch, the headline voice activation feature won't be available in the US until "later this spring", Samsung said in a statement.

Samsung's new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, is supposed to hit store shelves April 21, but T-Mobile customers who preorder may have a shot at getting their hands on it a little early. Bixby isn't meant to be a direct competitor to other digital assistants, each of which has aspirations of ruling the Internet of Things movement. The site further noted that Samsung will offer the assistant as an upgrade later this year, probably in spring.

"Samsung may have had high expectations for Bixby, but consumers don't", he said.

Samsung even designated a button on the side of the S8 to access the virtual assistant, allowing users to fire up Bixby the way they would a walkie-talkie.

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be released commercially next week but sadly, Bixby will not be fully ready.

With an iris scanner that is supported by facial recognition, the Galaxy S8 series is one of the most secure devices right now, at least according to Samsung.

After what happened with the exploding Note 7, many wondered if Samsung would have the courage to keep on making smartphones in the Note series. The news will likely disappoint people eager to check out Samsung's take on AI assistants. We failed to see this feature in iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. After the devastating end and discontinuation of the companies, battery exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 episode saw Samsung make major improvements to it's testing and development phases.

The Samsung Galaxy S7, sporting a 5.1-inch display, is powered by Exynos 8890 Octa mated to a 4GB RAM.

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