Samsung is reportedly working on a smart speaker and will launch at IFA 2018. According to a couple of trademark applications, Samsung filled in the US and Europe, the new Samsung Smart Speaker will be called, Magbee. Samsung Smart Speaker will be powered by Bixby and Harman will have some involvement.
Samsung Smart Speaker, Magbee, will launch alongside Galaxy Note 9
A recent patent application revealed that the speaker will have a dial. Samsung will have some sort of wireless home audio solution. Also, the Samsung Smart Speaker will support multi-room audio and multiple speakers firing as well.
Magbee will be a premium music speaker with a “bowled shape”, integrating smart features and an intelligent voice assistant, in the form of Bixby. The Magbee will cost around US$300. However, we are not sure about the price yet.
However, an improved version of Samsung’s digital assistant is set to land with the Galaxy Note 9. The updated assistant also promises faster, more accurate and more contextual responses
Moreover, Magbee will launch alongside Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The company will also launch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 in the event.