Google announces Android Oreo Go at the Google for India event

Otis Hoffman
December 7, 2017

Google on Tuesday formally launched the free Files Go app, which in addition to having the usual functions of space and file management apps, also culls out all "good morning" messages on an Android device, so that a user can delete them en masse.

Android Oreo (Go edition) is made up of three parts: the operating system per-se, Google apps, and the Play Store. The objective is to reach out to a larger user base and share the recent Android experience even with those who use entry-level devices.

Google Go is a tailor-made app for first-time internet users who mostly use entry-level devices to get their job done. Google Assistant, a Siri-like app that responds to voice commands on a phone, can now crack jokes with Bollywood references and even respond to commands in Indian languages.

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Google has renamed Android Go as Android Oreo. It is launching with Android 8.1

The Google Go app is a lightweight version of the Google search app, and, is optimized to work fast on entry-level devices and on spotty connections.

Coming to Google Files Go; its a new app by Google that helps free up space, find files faster and share files offline with people nearby.

Launching another India first product, Two-Wheeler Mode in Google Maps, Martha Welsh, Director Google Maps said, "India is the world's largest two-wheeler market and the navigation needs of these millions of riders are different from automobile drivers".

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Google introduced its new Datally app, which helps monitor and save mobile data. Google claims that this makes it easy to find top websites and apps, trending images and gifs, and more with minimal typing.

Caesar Sengupta, Vice President, Next Billion Users, Google, in a blogpost said, "Every day, millions of smartphones run out of space". In tests over the last month, the average user saved 1GB of space.

In a move to empower feature phone users in the country, Google on Tuesday announced to bring its Voice Assistant on Reliance JioPhone. The company also launched a Google Play Store that highlights apps designed for cheaper devices.

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Google touts the Assistant for JioPhone as a special version designed for the JioPhone, and of course, it's built for India.

Reiterating Google's mission to improve digital literacy amongst women in rural India, Sapna Chadha, Marketing Head, SEA & India, Google today announced the extension of the Internet Saathi program, to support the Foundation For Rural Entrepreneurship Development (FREND) set up by Tata Trusts.

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