Facebook is delaying the release of smart-column until October

The first rumors about the development of smart-column Facebook appeared a few weeks ago. Now Digitimes reports the approximate date of release of the news.

According to the resource, mass production of the device will begin in June of this year and will be reduced by 20% from the original plan. Release column was originally scheduled for may, but for unknown reasons, Facebook has decided to postpone the start of the Assembly and the release device to the market. Under the new plan, the company presentation smart speakers will be held in October.

One of the factors that influenced the delay of issue column, the source is Digitimes in the production chain calls hearings in the U.S. Congress, faced by the head of Facebook. Recall that the founder of the social network mark Zuckerberg appeared before the government and explained the principles of ensuring the privacy of users Facebook, since the site’s administration was accused of several violations.

With regard to release smart column, followed by Amazon Alexa, Google and Apple HomePod Home the administration of Facebook has decided to introduce smart speaker voice control capability. Not to be lost in the market, Facebook decided to take a number and to release two devices. The dynamics under the code names Fiona and Aloha will be equipped with 15 inch displays but differ in price and feature set.

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