After Siri gets two new votes For US users with iOS 14.5Apple today offers another option for its personal assistant with iOS 15.4 beta 4. Although the company hasn’t explained why Siri will get this new voice or if Apple will add more in the future, it’s interesting to see how big the iOS 15.4 update is.
For a parallel run, iOS 14.5 and iOS 15.4 brought new iPhone unlock options, emojis, and now different US voices for Siri.
When Apple released iOS 14.5, it said the personal assistant would no longer default to a female voice, adding two additional voice options to choose from. Additionally, the company stated that it is part of its ongoing commitment to diversity:
“We’re excited to introduce two new Siri voices for English speakers and an option for Siri users to choose the voice they want when setting up their device,” Apple said in a statement. “This is a continuation of Apple’s longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, and products and services designed to better reflect the diversity of the world in which we live.”
As of now, 9to5Mac He was only able to confirm this new voice, as Apple doesn’t seem to be adding new voices for other languages. If you’re interested in hearing Siri’s new voice, here’s your first listen.
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