It was recently reported that Sony could be coming out with a new robot. The company is believed to be working on the spiritual successor to its popular lineup of Aibo robot dogs that the company released back in the late ’90s and the 2000s. According to a report published today, Sony’s new Aibo robot dog is likely going to be launched next month.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Sony has been developing a robot dog that will offer smart home capabilities to its users. Sony is reportedly planning to announce this robot in November.

It’s also claimed that the new robot is going to have better movement. As it will have internet connectivity, the robot will be able to control smart household devices. However, it’s unclear if Sony is going to revive the Aibo brand for this new robot or if it’s going to launch it under a new brand.

There’s no word as yet on how much the robot might cost. Sony previously sold its Aibo robots for as much as $2,500. It’s not known if Sony is going to aim for a similar price tag.

The company hasn’t confirmed or denied anything at this point in time so there hasn’t been a concrete denial from Sony as yet, rubbishing reports about a new robot dog. So fingers crossed if you’d really like to buy a new one.

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