Samsung'sis still a no-show.
The companyat the IFA electronics show in Berlin, but it didn't mention the Galaxy Home. Samsung's held several events this year that have ignored the long-delayed smart speaker.
Samsung didn't have a new comment.
Samsung 2017's Galaxy S8. Samsung has expanded the technology into its various appliances and televisions. The Galaxy Home would be Bixby's first appearance in a smart speaker. We don't yet know exactly what the speaker will do or how much it'll cost.in early 2018, and it showed off the device during its unveiling last August. The is powered by the company's , which was initially geared as an interface to control
When Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Home a year ago, it said it'd go on sale in the second half of 2018. It showed the smart speaker againbut didn't specify the launch date. 2018 turned into 2019 with .
Then at the would launch in the third quarter. Samsung didn't say anything about the Galaxy Home during its Note 10 launch last month but the company's PR department said after the event .launch in February, Samsung co-CEO DJ Koh . (Samsung PR simply said .) Another co-CEO -- Hyun-suk Kim, the head of the consumer electronics division -- told the Korea Herald in early June that the Galaxy Home
Samsung has been struggling in recent months. Consumers like the Galaxy S10 or and are instead opting for cheaper models like the . Samsung has been counting on 5G and foldables to turn around its mobile business, but it of its by five months after reviewers found problems with the foldable's display. At the same time, Samsung still hasn't launched the Galaxy Home smart speaker it unveiled a year ago.
The company typically used IFA, Europe's biggest electronics show, as the launch venue for its Note lineup, wearables and other devices. But for the past few years, it's opted to host an Unpacked event on its own. It introduced the Note 10, 10 Plus and during .
At IFA this year, Samsung unveiled a new, a mobile processor and the , a free-standing closet that can steam clean your clothes. It also said it will release its Galaxy Fold foldable device , followed by the UK, France, Germany and Singapore on Sept. 18. A press release said the US launch will come after those markets.