A little late to the scene … but nevertheless it’s here.
The Galaxy Home smart speaker hasn’t hit stores yet, but that hasn’t stopped Samsung from working on a miniature version of the Bixby-powered device. As spotted by CNET, a smaller version of the Galaxy Home was revealed in an FCC filing released on Tuesday. The “mini” will use Bluetooth 4.2, which may disappoint Samsung Galaxy S8 owners who are used to the newer Bluetooth 5.0 standard on their phones. Also notable is that the smaller Galaxy Home connects by micro USB, instead of the USB-C which has become standard on most new devices.
Not much else is known about the Galaxy Home mini as Samsung requested that the FCC keep most photos of the device and the user manual confidential for six months. We do get a sneak peek of the speaker from the FCC filing.
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