Google makes a new announcement and this time it's not in the favor of android tablet users. Google, the search engine tech giant confirms that the there will no Google Assistant for the tablet devices currently available in the tech market. Tablet device enthusiasts are should stick with what is present in the device.
A report from Android Police shows official confirmation from the tech giant that the Android-based tablet devices won't be getting the best digital assistant-Google Assistant. Google response was "The Assistant will be available on Android Marshmallow and Nougat phones with Google Play Services, this does not include tablets."
It is also reported that the Android Police asked Google about the timeline for an official release of Google Assistant to the tablets, but Google refused to comment further.
Google announced the availability of Google Assistant only to the smartphones, Android phones, and Android partner phones running on Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating systems. But, Google did not mention any word in particular to Android-based tablet devices.
The Google Assistant is already available on Pixel, Google Home, Google Allo and Android Wear. Now other smartphones with Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow already started to get the Google Assistant. The Google Assistant is available in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom in English and it is also available for German speakers in Germany. Also, the company claims that more languages will be added in coming future.
Google Home is a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant and measures 5.62-inch in height and 3.79-inch around. It is built with two microphones to capture user's voice from almost every direction. The bottom part is equipped with high excursion speaker with 2-inch driver and 2 passive radiators to deliver 360° Omnidirectional audio to the user.
The device supports WiFi 802.11ac standard with both 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies. It is available in carbon, copper, snow, mango, marine, violet and painted steel colors. The Google Home has a price tag of 129USD.