Despite the security breach and data been hacked from the Facebook. Still Facebook has launched its first $200 worth product Facebook portal and Portal+. According to the Facebook news, these two new video communication devices are designed to change the way we keep in touch. With AI technology, Portal makes video calling easier and more like hanging out, while a widescreen display lets you enjoy every moment together. When you can’t be there, Portal and Portal+ let you feel there.

Portal is created with privacy, safety and security in mind. Portal has an absolute clear and simple setting that makes you to stay in control always. It serves the purpose while you are at home or away.

The Design

Portal is powered by AI, Portal’s Smart Camera and Smart Sound technology that allows you to enjoy a more convenient, hands-free experience.  So, wherever you are in the home, Smart Camera stays with the action and automatically pans and zooms to view. While the Smart Sound minimizes background noise and enhances the voice of whoever is talking. Portal supports group calls of up to seven people at the same time.

Besides that Portal gives you hands-free voice control.  So, you can start a video call simply by saying “Hey Portal” and tell it to who you’d like to call. It has Amazon Alexa built in, so you have access to a full-bodied voice experience to ask for sports scores, check the weather, control smart home devices, order groceries, and more.

The Functionality

The portal has 10-inch 1280 x 800 display.  Portal from Facebook improves video calling and lets you enjoy quality time with family and friends — hands and distraction free. While the portal+ is 15-inch 1920 x 1080 revolving display. They are designed to help you feel closer to the important people in your life and make video chats feel.  But the Portal and Portal+ are just available only in the US and will begin shipping in November. You can bring Portal home for $199 USD and Portal+ for $349 USD.