Google Assistant To Roll Out To Tablets & Old Phones

Camille Francis
December 14, 2017

Google also notes that it now has more users in India than it does in the United States, so the first devices to take advantage of Android Oreo Go might launch in India. It will also be available to users in Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil and Korea. Just those that are running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or later (Nougat and Oreo). Google made an announcement today on the same, and also confirmed that Android Tablets running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Android 7.0 Nougat would get Google Assistant very soon.

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Google also integrated the assistant on its Pixel Buds and opened it up to some third-party hardware, like GE appliances. It is even available on the Android Wear smartwatches and Google's smart speaker, Google Home. With the Google Assistant, the user can make phone calls, send text messages, set reminders, set alarm, and many more.

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Google has announced that it is finally expanding the availability of its digital assistant to Android tablets.

The update is starting to reach phones with English language settings in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, India and Singapore. The Assistant for tablets will first be rolling out to the US users with English as the default language. It has been mentioned that Android tablet users in the USA will get Google Assistant in English language. Tablet users are said to represent 53.1% of users. In Google's Chrome browser, for instance, Data Saver can help users conserve more than 600 MB of data per year.

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