Digital voice assistants have been around for a couple of years already, but LG is planning to take it to the next level with an Android smartphone next year.
According to Gotta Be Mobile, three different sources claim that LG will be implementing voice commands for navigation functionality. The voice command functionality is said to help users in certain scenarios such as driving. Using voice commands, users can more safely operate their smartphones for important functions such as telling Google Maps to pan around, switch views and zoom in or out.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, which is expected to be available in phones later this year, is said to have always-on voice capabilities and LG appears to be tapping on this feature to make its phones more adaptive.
LG is clearly devoting more resources to its mobile division as it has announced plans to launch two phones later this year. The next generation Optimus G is expected to be launched in Q3 while it will ship a smartphone with a flexible display by the end of the year.
Source: Gotta Be Mobile