“The Tmall Genie X1 will help connect users to Tmall in a more personal way, and could allow Alibaba to sell more smart home devices by being linked up to the Genie,” said Kitty Fok, managing director for research firm IDC China.

Alibaba enters voice-activated market with its Tmall Genie

Genie will be available from August 8, priced about US$73: cheaper than Google’s US$130 Home offering and Amazon’s US$180 Echo

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“The Tmall Genie X1 will help connect users to Tmall in a more personal way, and could allow Alibaba to sell more smart home devices by being linked up to the Genie,” said Kitty Fok, managing director for research firm IDC China.
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