Tech behemoth Google this week revealed a swing of new solutions, such as a bike mode for Maps and Android Oreo Go version for low-price handsets. These solutions were aimed at boosting Internet acceptance all over the markets, comprising India. The firm has also operated with Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Jio to convey a customized variant of its virtual assistant, Google Assistant, to the smart feature handsets of the latter.
Vice-President of Next Billion Users, Caesar Sengupta, claimed that India-first suite of features and products of Google are planned to assist more users find how the Internet can make life more convenient and easier. “These features and products are not India-only, but are India-first. When we build improved goods for India, we eventually build improved goods for everybody,” he claimed. Mentioning the instance Google Maps’ bike mode and inclusion of feature for bill payment in Tez, Sengupta claimed, “These inclusions both talk to the particular lifestyles of a huge number of people in India.”
“Then you have those who are only accepting Internet. For them, Go edition of Android Oreo will assist enhance the experience on low-price handsets while new apps such as Files Go will make sure that they use less data and their experience is smooth,” he claimed. Files Go assists consumers find files faster, free up space on their handsets, and share files with people close by offline. Sengupta claimed to the media that he hopes handset producers to bring handsets based on Go edition of Android Oreo in early next year.
Earlier, Google had associated with Indian handset producers such as Spice and Micromax to roll out low-price Android One handsets. But dissimilar Android One, Android Go is a software obtainable for any smartphone with RAM of 1 GB or less. There will also be a fresh set of Google apps that will be light in weight.