It seems like Facebook might enter the smart speaker market very soon. As Facebook Reportedly Working on Smart Speaker with 15-inch Touch display. The speaker will release in the first quarter of 2018. However, Facebook has not revealed any information about this.
Facebook Reportedly Working on Smart Speaker with 15-inch Touch display
As, the company has not said anything about this smart speaker, so, we are not sure about its specifications. A Facebook representative said when asked about this speaker,
“We don’t have anything to share at this time.”
We can say that Facebook will allow messaging from the speaker, via voice-dictated text messages, VoIP audio calls or video calling. As earlier Facebook has revealed that 400 million of Facebook Messenger users communicate via Facebook audio and video calling every month. Moreover, it’s touch screen will provide more ease to the users to stay connected with their loved ones.
We will update you soon, once we will get more information about this phone.
Apart from the smart speaker, Facebook is working on a device with interchangeable parts that could be used as a smartphone or a speaker. As Facebook Files Patent for a Modular Smartphone. The modules in the patent include a speaker, a microphone, a GPS and a touchscreen for a device that could function as a speaker, a phone or a GPS tracking device.
For More Details Also Read: Facebook Files Patent for a Modular Smartphone