Size matters? Facebook skeleton to fight Apple’s HomePod with intelligent orator featuring 15" display


Reports advise Facebook is operative on a possess intelligent orator to conflict a HomePod and identical products, with facilities identical to that of a Amazon Show —but make-up a 15-inch screen.

Based on reports from a supply chain, Facebook is operative on a possess information apparatus focusing some-more on picture arrangement to a user. Presumably a device will implement Facebook content, necessitating a vast touchscreen.

DigiTimes believes that a device will be manufactured by Pegatron technology, with a initial collection of contrast units already complete. Details about a device are sparse, though a shade manufacturer is pronounced to be LG Display, with a magnesium/aluminum amalgamate chassis.

Release is tentatively scheduled for a initial entertain of 2018. The news also claims that Alibaba, Samsung Electronics and Microsoft are all looking during jumping into a market.

Apple’s $349 HomePod was suggested during the 2017 WWDC and will boat in December. The HomePod is powered by an Apple A8 chip featuring realtime acoustic modeling, audio beam-forming, and multi-channel relate cancelation. It facilities a subset of Siri, optimized for song consumption.

The Amazon Show launched before a Apple HomePod. It facilities a seven-inch touchscreen, 5MP camera, and twin two-inch stereo speakers, and sells for $230.

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