Now Google has Android, iOS has Siri, Windows Phone and BlackBerry will have Cortana Assistant

The big three major mobile operating systems already have their personal assistants, and today was the day of BlackBerry  BlackBerry present Assistant , one of the features that will be present in future BlackBerry Passport, with BlackBerry smartphone that has 10.3 square screen and physical keyboard. The wizard supports voice commands and improves as it is being used.

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You can talk to the BlackBerry Assistant or manually type the command to perform an action. It is possible to search in your emails and calendars, ask the assistant read the last message received, turn on the flashlight, add a reminder or list the issues of the day on Twitter. If you say something like “phone calls only, please”, the smartphone will no longer display notifications and will only alert you when someone calls you.

 

The BlackBerry still does not reveal much information. Remains to explain, for example, how the BlackBerry Assistant will be activated. The BlackBerry says the feature can be used hands-free, which is useful when driving (be cool if like the Moto X, listening to commands even with the screen off).

 

Although we have no video of the BlackBerry operating Assistant, gives to state that he will have some personality, like Siri and Cortana, instead of being more serious and direct, like Google Now: there are some “easter eggs entertaining integrated,” according with the company.

 

Nor do we know whether the wizard will be available in languages ​​other than English.But if we remember what happened with competitors, it is difficult to believe that the Portuguese of Brazil will be among the first languages ​​to be supported.

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If you say something like “phone calls only, please”, the smartphone will no longer display notifications and will only alert you when someone calls you.

The BlackBerry still does not reveal much information. Remains to explain, for example, how the BlackBerry Assistant will be activated. The BlackBerry says the feature can be used hands-free, which is useful when driving (be cool if like the Moto X, listening to commands even with the screen off).

Although we have no video of the BlackBerry operating Assistant, gives to state that he will have some personality, like Siri and Cortana, instead of being more serious and direct, like Google Now: there are some “easter eggs entertaining integrated,” according with the company.

Nor do we know whether the wizard will be available in languages ​​other than English.But if we remember what happened with competitors, it is difficult to believe that the Portuguese of Brazil will be among the first languages ​​to be supported.

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The BlackBerry BlackBerry Passport Assistant will come in one of the most different smartphones we’ve seen in recent times. It has a square screen (!) Of 4.5 inches with resolution of 1440 × 1440 pixels, the BlackBerry claims to be ideal for surfing the Web and viewing documents. The device also has an interesting keyboard which has physical keys, but it is also touch sensitive.You can make gestures to scroll the page, quickly erase a wrong word or move the cursor, for example.

Still do not know the price of the BlackBerry Passport or complete hardware specifications, but it is speculated that he will be a top of the line smartphone with 3 GB of RAM, 3,450 mAh battery and quad-core Qualcomm processor. The apparatus, according to the BlackBerry, will be released in September.