Along with this, the search giant also launch Go version of Google apps which are optimized to run on low-end and entry-level smartphones. Second, it is light on storage and data, and great on patchy connections, said Google in its blog.
Android Oreo (Go edition) is available for the Android ecosystem of developers, partners and carriers as part of Android 8.1 Oreo release on Tuesday. "For them, Android Oreo (Go edition) will help improve the experience on entry-level phones while new apps like Files Go will ensure their experience is smooth and they consume less data", he said. Note that the JioPhone already comes with its own in-house assistant - called HelloJio - that can be used for voice search and fire up relevant apps, including calling and texting people.
Currently, there are almost 400 million Internet users in India along with over 300 million smartphone users.
Files Go helps users free up space on their devices, find files faster and share files offline with people nearby.
"More than 70 billers will be supported, including utilities and direct-to-home service providers, on Tez", Sengupta told reporters here. Just add the biller and Tez will then show if you have any pending bills and then you can pay them from your connected bank account.
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Google has rolled out a new "two-wheeler mode" in Maps, the company announced in its Google for India at New Delhi on December 5. "India is the largest two-wheeler market in the world, and the millions of motorcycle and scooter riders have different navigation needs than drivers of automobiles", said Sengupta.
The company has also made the arrival of the two-wheeler mode in Google Maps official.
Google has introduced a motorcycle mode in Google Maps that allows those on two-wheelers find the best route for their commute. The two-wheeler mode will arrive in more countries later.
Google today gave a distinction to Reliance JioPhone by making it the first feature phone with Google Assistant support.
Now Google is bringing a customized version of Assistant (with Hindi voice support) to the device, that is adapted to the JioPhone's 2.4-inch QVGA color screen. This is the first time Voice Assistant will be available in any feature phone.