Leaked image shows Samsung's redesigned S Voice app

Leaked image shows Samsung's redesigned S Voice app
A tweet sent out yesterday by SamMobile revealed what allegedly is the new look for the redesigned S Voice app. S Voice is Samsung's proprietary virtual, voice activated personal assistant and was launched by Samsung as the Korean manufacturer's answer to Apple's Siri. S Voice even has just the right amount of attitude as Siri.

The update and redesigned look will probably debut on the Samsung Galaxy S5. S Voice (no, the S does not stand for Siri) was originally introduced in May 2012 by Samsung and was soon surpassed by Google Now. The latter not only answers your questions, sets alarms and sends texts among its capabilities, it also sends out information like stock prices, weather forecasts, sports scores, movie times and directions when you need the information, without asking for it. As a result, most of those sporting a Samsung flavored smartphone with both S Voice and Google Now on board tend to favor Google Now and have never even touched S Voice.

Some are comparing this new look for the S Voice app to something you would see on iOS 7. So far, the early reaction to the new look for S Voice is favorable.

source: @SamMobiles via BGR

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25 Comments

1. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Still looks horrible don't know why they are even trying

2. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Have you worked with it?

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Answer is simple - no.

9. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Well.. There is a screenshot right there, and by the looks its not looking any better

7. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I have seen it on the S4 (current version) it's slow, provides you with nothing Google now (probably already installed on your phone) Doesn't do(unless you are into toogle settings all the time) has less voice comands that any other assistant I know of

13. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Well i prefer s voice than google. S voice is so easy to use

21. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Simply because they 'can', and they will keep trying till they get it right. BTW, Google Now is useless outside a few 1st world countries. I have disabled Now as it sucks battery like a bitch in my N4 without any significant advantage.

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Badly needed, other than lack of auto video compression/auto editing, this is the worst part of my note 3. Thank god for google now.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I've disabled S-Voice the day I got my Note. Google Now simply cannot be beaten.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I've never tried to disable it. Ho do you do it?

8. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

You go to settings-> application-> on device tab then look for it, tap on it and tap disable

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Cool I'm out and about with my 5s at the moment will do it when I get home. Can the double click then be used to access Gnow?

11. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Thanx smurf.

19. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Not that I'm aware of, but I think There is an app for that

15. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Don't use either have both disabled.. Just don't find any use.

14. gustavoace

Posts: 187; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

The most overestimated app of all time (as well as siri) IMO.

16. Cesar

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

S-voice is DAMN ugly!

17. sam3k

Posts: 130; Member since: May 02, 2013

I hope this will improve the speed of s voice, I still use it when I'm doing something and I want to control the music payer with just my voice, siri or Google now can't boast that feature.

20. tedkord

Posts: 17356; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I'm not sure what you mean by control the music player, but I can just say, "Play [song name]" and it launches in the player with Google Now.

24. sam3k

Posts: 130; Member since: May 02, 2013

I'm talking controlling volume up and down , pause track ,change track, ext, siri and Google now can't do that..

18. sam3k

Posts: 130; Member since: May 02, 2013

Plus on the note 3 you can wake up s voice from the lock screen just like the moto x.

22. PK1983

Posts: 215; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

S-Voice has an ugly interface, a very robotic and somewhat creepy voice, and is dumb as a sack of potatoes. Google Now and even Siri blow it out of the water.

23. cc3493

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Why does it look kinda like a wp app? The three dots in the upright corner are like the three white dots that WP uses for setttings and etc... and its got some similar design to windows phone...

25. V3TTOO

Posts: 27; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

I am wondering if this is Samsungs integrated version after Google had a talk with them. If you search for Google and Samsung, you will see the articles where Magazine UX might be killed and shared pattents between the two.

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