Apple launches Arabic version of Siri

Apple launches Arabic version of Siri

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Editor: Faizal Dahlawia

In a move to make iPhone more appealing to the Middle East, Apple has introduced an Arabic version of its virtual personal assistant Siri...

Apple has released its first Arabic version of Siri! The virtual assistant is now able to speak arabic, and several dialetcs too, to ensure the platform is suitable for speakers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The latest iPhone feature comes as Apple tries to catch up with Google's Andorid software, which already offers Arabic support. With Google's Android platform dominating the largely affluent market of around 30 million people, the move may make some consumers more receptive to Apple software. 

Included as part of the iOS9.2 update, which is available now, the new version of Siri can be utilised on iPhones, iPads and the Apple Watch.