The Samsung Galaxy S8 will arrive in the U.S. and Europe without the support of Bixby
The immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be held at the end of next week. It was repeatedly reported that at the initial stage, the functionality of the voice assistant Bixby will be limited, and to understand the artificial intelligence system can only Korean and English languages.
Now, however, the edition of The Wall Street Journal reports that residents of the United States and European countries, who will buy Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ during the first weeks, will get their smartphones without Bixby. The thing is that the manufacturer is in the process of testing decided to postpone the release of the English version of personal assistant. The source adds that English support will be added only at the end of may. Whether affordable Korean version of the Bixby in the United States and Europe, there is no information, however, it is unlikely to be interested a large percentage of the population of these regions.
The reason lies in the delays that were identified in the English version of Bixby. The Korean version works without any problems.
The functionality of Bixby will be expanded only in the fourth quarter of 2017.