What is the difference between S Voice and Bixby Voice in Samsung Galaxy S8+(SM-G955)?

Last Update Date : Mar 25. 2018

Bixby Voice supports all the tasks that finger-touch can do in the device, while S Voice generally supports simple tasks like Open the Gallery, Send messages, Internet searching…etc.

 AS-IS (S Voice)

TO-BE (Bixby Voice)  


Simple tasks 
(Ex. Open Gallery app, Send Texts, Web searching)

Fast execution of features through Voice & Touch


Simple commands available only

 - Understand complicate commands to device feature 

 - User’s intention understanding based on user data and context analysis 

 - Actionable Command Hint 
 ● Suggest actionable command Hint the user is likely to ask by TPO(Time/Place/Occasion)

User Experience

No any UI Design during the execution

 - Natural language interaction and conversational reaction 

 ● Enhanced emotional feedback through familiar and generous tone 

 ● Create a Voice Persona “Bixby” and Icon 
 ● More intelligent and smoother reaction


Samsung Account is not needed since it’s embedded on device but Network data is required for some features

Both Samsung Account and Network data are required

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