When Apple launched Siri, we knew it was only a matter of time before its rivals retaliated with a similar service. Samsung did, back in 2012, when it unveiled S Voice. Since then smartphones compatible with the virtual private assistant have also featured Google Now, offering users two similar services on a single device. The company might be looking to outshine Google Now, it certainly seems evident from the new Samsung S Voice app seen above, the screenshot was leaked online earlier today.
Several publications on the internet believe that the design is much too similar to something that you might find on iOS 7, personal opinions might differ, but people who have been using S Voice for quite some time now are likely to appreciate the new layout. Its unclear if S Voice will be updated with more features, already it is capable of sending texts, setting alarms, providing information about weather, movie times, sports and even directions. Presumably the new Samsung S Voice application will debut with the Galaxy S5 flagship which the company is expected to unveil at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona next month. What do you think about this purported redesign of S Voice, does it bear similarities to iOS 7? [Image via @Sammobile]
|Key Specs||Galaxy S5|
|Processor/Soc Name||Snapdragon 801, 4-core, 2.5 GHz|
|Max. Total Storage Capacity||160 GB|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||2800 mAh|
|Complete product data||Samsung Galaxy S5 Full specs|