Samsung is now bringing Google Assistant support to its 2020 Smart TV lineup. The South Korean electronics giant announced that all the 2020 lineup of Smart TVs will now support Google Assistant. This will allow usual quick access to smart home controls, web searches, and apps via voice. Samsung already has support for Bixby voice assistant and Amazon Alexa. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A22 4G appears on BIS certification listing, India launch imminent
“The use of voice assistants on our Smart TVs has grown exponentially since Bixby’s launch in 2018. With Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa now supported, we are inviting our consumers to ask even more of their Smart TVs,” said Seline Han, Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. Also Read - Flipkart Smartphones Carnival sale: Deals on Apple, Samsung, Poco, Realme, more smartphones
“By bringing Google Assistant to Samsung Smart TVs, we want to connect your living room with the rest of the smart home and help you better manage your day, across your favorite Google services. With our collaboration with Samsung, we are able to offer help from Google assistant to more people around the world right from the big screen,” said Jack Krawczyk Director, Product Management for Google Assistant. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Lite 5G leaks show support for S-Pen, dual rear camera and more
The company has revealed the lineup of Smart TVs that will get the Google Assistant. It notes that the 2020 4K and 8K QLED TVs, Crystal UHD TVs, The Frame TV lineup, The Serif, The Sero and The Terrace will get the assistant support without any additional hardware.
To start with, Google Assistant will be coming to these TVs, for users in the UK, France, Germany, Italy starting today and will be rolling out to 12 more countries by the end of this year, added Samsung in a statement.