Facebook is finally entering into consumer electronics. Facebook is reported as working on a smart speaker with a 15-inch display.
The facebook smart speaker will be released in the first quarter of 2018.The smart speaker is said to be manufactured by a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Pegatron. The smart speaker has been designed by Facebooks secretive latest hardware lab building 8 using an LG in cell Touch screen with magnesium- aluminum- alloy chassis.This smart speaker would directly compete with Google Home and Amazon Echo Show.
But facebook speaker won’t has a digital assistant as others. Other reports claim that the smart speaker works as a digital photo frame when inactive, it can be accessed by means of voice commands.
Amazon is already trying to jump into home communications market with new Amazon echo show. Google is also having its own Google Home speaker and Apple is also preparing to launch the HomePod. Facebook could earn a lot of money by directly selling a smart speaker in the market. This could also be used to show Ad’s or other messages. let us wait for the company’s official announcement about a complete production model.