After Apple s Siri, Google Now, and Microsoft s Cortana, BlackBerry is the latest to introduce a virtual personal assistant, called BlackBerry Assistant. The virtual assistant will debut alongside BlackBerry OS 10.3, and will ship with the forthcoming BlackBerry Passport smartphone. Also Read - Blackberry 5G smartphone 2021 comeback confirmed again, to bring physical keyboardsAlso Read - Blackberry is coming back once more, will debut in 2021 with a flagship keyboard phone
The company has given us a preview of BlackBerry Assistant running on the Passport. Much like its competitors, BlackBerry s digital assistant too is voice activated. It can perform a variety of tasks like searching emails, setting calendar reminders, search for what s trending on Twitter, and changing the phone s settings among others. The company also mentions how the Assistant monitors your usage and adapts to it to give you accurate results. Also Read - TCL will not design, manufacture or sell BlackBerry smartphones from August 31
As mentioned above, it will debut on OS 10.3 and is likely to ship with the BlackBerry Passport. The company s flagship device will launch sometime in September. From what we know so far, it is said to feature a 4.5-inch (1400×1400 pixels) display, 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card, 3-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,450mAh battery.
You can check out the preview of the BlackBerry Assistant at the source.