Google Assistant Comes to Tablets, Android 5.0 Lollipop Devices

Google Assistant Comes to Tablets, Android 5.0 Lollipop Devices

Earlier this year, phones operating Android Marshmallow have gotten their piece of Google Assistant.

Having said that, Google has also introduced series of lightweight apps (Gmail, Assistant, Files Go, and Maps) that will slowly become available for such devices.

Users will be able to use Google Assistant, when they get the update and opt-in. Google Assistant has started rolling out to users with the language set to English in the U.S., UK, India, Australia, Canada, and Singapore, as well as to Spanish user in the U.S., Mexico, and Spain. The Assistant would also be made available in Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea and Brazil. "Today, we're adding Android 5.0 Lollipop to the mix, so even more users can get help from the Google Assistant".

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.

It's been about seven days since Google declared the dispatch of Android Go - a pared-down rendition of Android 8.1 Oreo, meant to keep running on low end gadgets packing between 1GB and 512MB of RAM. The company is now testing a lite version of Google Maps, the Google Maps Go. It's a certain band of users and dissimilar to the implementation of Files Go, which was made accessible as a general document managing application for any Android cell phone. Apart from smartphones, tablets, and smart speakers, Google Assistant support has been added to Pixel Buds wireless headphones, Android TVs, and Pixel Notebook.

This update doesn't appear to be only working on specific versions of Google's Phone app or Duo which suggests that the option was already installed just not activated yet. Earlier this month, the search giant launched Android Oreo Go, an Android version tailored for the low-priced smartphones.

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