Samsung is already en-route to providing its customers with all the features that they used to enjoy with Apple's iPhones.There have been reports that Samsung's Galaxy S8 is going to be the new generation phone with all features that Smartphone users can enjoy with iPhone 8.
The next year's release will feature all-screen design having sensors and buttons on the display. Besides, there will be all the features of iPhone 7 including dual-lens rear camera, personal voice assistant, and 3D Touch support.
It's not just that Galaxy S8 will only be mimicking iPhone's features. The new release will come with an exciting feature that hasn't been featured in Samsung's phones before, the personal voice assistant.
The acquisition of Viv - a startup which makes products similar to Siri - really is a great step forward for Samsung. According to Yahoo, someone behind Viv has also worked for Apple on Siri in its early days. And, there are rumors that Viv is going to be a whole lot better than Apple's Siri.
There are reports that AI assistant of Galaxy S8 will feature two personalities that will include male (Bixby) as well as female (Kestra) voices. Support will also be offered for mobile payments through voice.
An article at BGR says that Galaxy Club discovered the latest AI-related trademark apps filed in the European Union and South Korea in which two names, as well as their variations, were mentioned.
At present, Siri is doing voice payments through PayPal, and it is expected that the virtual assistant from Apple will be getting iMessage peer-to-peer payments support sometime soon.
No matter what, Galaxy S8 is really going to be a breakthrough for Samsung in the Smartphone industry. With all its great features, it is really going to grab good market share and will dent the prospects of its competitors.