So in an interview with mobile CEO DJ Koh, however,CNET was able to get a bit of a status update on the HomePod competitor during today’s event. Seems the product’s not all that far away, after all. The executive says the device will launch “by April.”
Broad, sure, but after half a year of radio silence, we were beginning to wonder if the thing would ever seen the light of day.
Sill, the product — as well as a rumored cheaper version — are a core part of Samsung’s push to make Bixby a key player in the smart home raise. The company has already announced a number of household appliances sporting the assistant, and now smart speakers can finally be added to that list.