Google Assistant Finally Coming to Android Tablets and more Smartphones

Android Oreo 8.1 breaks multi-touch on some devices

It appears that the this new version of Google Maps is only compatible with devices running Android Go - Google's new lightweight mobile operating system designed for budget devices in developing markets. It's not if Google plans a full roll out of Google Map Go across all version of Android. That instantly opens up more than a quarter more of the Android user base for Google Assistant to tap into. Basically pared-down variants of existing Google applications, Google likewise declared that we ought to expect more minimal renditions of Google Maps, YouTube, Google Assistant, and Gmail.

Google just paved the way for users of older Android phones and tablets to use Google Assistant even though the update is available in select regions.

The Assistant on tablets will be rolling out over the coming week to users with the language set to English in the U.S.




Google is bringing Google Assistant to more Android smartphones and tablets in a bid to expand its reach as it competes with the likes of Microsoft Cortana and Amazon Alexa.

While most new smartphones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow or newer versions of Android out of the box, there are still a significant number of smartphones out there that are running on Android Lollipop. The new Google Maps Go application is a piece of a progression of lightweight apps that will gradually wind up noticeably accessible for such gadgets. It offers features that are similar to the standard version of the Maps application, but take up less space during installation and less resources while running on these entry-level smartphones. Now Google assistant can also recognize songs. Users can also search and find information about millions of places, such as phone numbers and addresses. Google had released the Android Oreo Go edition at an event in New Delhi earlier this month.

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