What can Bixby do? Samsung launches 3 videos to show you

What can Bixby do? Samsung launches 3 videos to show you

OK, so Samsung's long-awaited Bixby Voice is finally available in the US, making Bixby a fully-functional voice assistant. Yeah, nobody was really jumping in excitement for it, but considering that Samsung was so confident in Bixby that it gave it its own button on the S8 and S8+, everyone was at least curious as to how well it can do compared to the other big AI assistants out there.

The verdict is still out and there are mixed opinions on the Web. And, you may even not know how far Bixby's capabilities span. So, naturally, Samsung launched a few videos to let you know what the assistant does.

Of course, we have the normal stuff — set a reminder, text this guy from my contacts. But then it goes deeper, allowing you to ask for all of your pictures of your pet, for example. Requesting a screenshot via voice is also possible, it seems. Bixby also has access to system toggles, such as the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and blue light filter. Check out the videos below to see all Samsung has to show you.

Got a Galaxy S8? How's Bixby treating you so far?

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72 Comments

1. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

Bixby's awesome kiko da kellyanne conway of PA, bankz, cnour, MxyflashdaPlasticsh1tbitchmite, HillaryClinton2020, apple-rulz, Lundberg, piyath, nctx77, Ray S, Alan F, Victor H, Luis D & Kaloyan C - "HOLY SH1T!!!! NOOOOOO~!!! IT'S AWESOME!!!! NOOOOOOO!!!"

2. kiko007

Posts: 7384; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Boi, you sure do love my name in your mouth. Must be compensating for something else not being in there.

3. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

13. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

He's mad because he can't stand the truth.

19. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

22. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!

40. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Go away.

49. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

You first.

57. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Make me.

65. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, now you're big mad because you can't make me, so you're trying to act like a tough guy when we all know that you're a coward.

41. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

I see Darkkmite has a new account.

50. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

I see you're projecting again.

58. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

I see you are deflecting again.

66. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

I see you projecting and deflecting again.

39. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 984; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

My only drawback is the voices themselves, they definitely struggle on pronunciation

4. nikhil23

Posts: 414; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

I kinda like Bixby. It's far better than any AI out there. Google recognizes my voice better than bixby and thats because I've been using it for long time. Bixby can do lot more things. I wish they merge together and create a superior AI

7. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

"I wish they merge together and create a superior AI" There is no way in hell Samsung would merge it's services with Google, especially when Samsung, during the past several years, has been pushing for more independence from Google in the Android ecosystem.

8. apple-rulz

Posts: 1840; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Samsung is a loooooooooooonnnnnnnnnngggggggg way from breaking their dependence on Google. Tizen ain't exactly taking off as an OS, and Bixby is a glorified assistant for those that are accessibility challenged. Will Bixby get better? Absolutely, I'm betting by the Note 8 it'll get at least one big update to go beyond simple tasks. Will Tizen ever be good enough for anything other than entry level phones, watches and appliances? Probably not.

9. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I am lookign for the day, Samsung ports all its services to their own platform and stop using Google period and stop using Android. I honestly think Samsung has the ability to drop Google and still manage to do well. Samsung has its own app store, they just don't have the dev support. But Samsung could pull devs by doing something like this: Samsung to all devs, port all your most popular apps from iOS and Android, to our platforms and make them available in out Galaxy App Store, and Samsung will omit taking any money for 2 years. After that we default to the industry standard 30% take.. But unlike Apple, we will make our SDK's available to you for free. If Smasung did this or similar, they would get support. The devices would make plenty of money as Samsung sells over 400M+ device per year, if you count Tablets and PC's, smartwatches and TV's. 1 app that's $.99 with a potential for 300M+ users is still a lot of money to consider for a platform not crowded with devs. The devs could make a huge amount of cash if they support Samsung like they did Apple. A 3rd player would make both Google and Apple, get off their arse and work hard. If not, then they lose!

38. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

From this post, people can tell you are definitely not a business man. "Samsung will omit taking any money for 2 years" No business will throw away good money after what might appear to be the isolation from other business entities. Remember Samsung is still fighting tooth and nails to get Apple's lucrative contracts despite getting sued by them left right and center.

12. izim1

Posts: 1585; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Can it control smart home devices, like google assistant?

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 30672; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I didn't know it would be nearly as good and useful, as it actually is. It's like there's no end to what it can do. Samsung delivered late, but boy did they deliver. And to think, it's only going to get better from here. Note 8 anybody?

15. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

And the usual Note 8 fangasming from darkkmite.

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 30672; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Are you still showing me no mercy lol? Wait...I'll answer that for you. I told you I wouldn't let up, if you provoked me darkkmite. LMAOOOOO LMAOOOOO

23. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!! Got 'em! #mxyflashmxy2starkmiteTheMerciless

35. darkkjedii

Posts: 30672; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Shut him down lol

43. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

What the fck? Lol, you're on drugs.

51. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, you're projecting again.

60. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Shut up.

67. meanestgenius

Posts: 21156; Member since: May 28, 2014

Make me, fckboy.

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