'Android O' beta released, Android OS now on 2 bn active devices

Android Go phones will also come with well-optimised and lighter versions of key Google services so that the overall experience on a budget phone with low-end hardware is good.

Google has already introduced the new features during Google I/O 2017 which will be brought to Android O like picture-in-picture, Smart Text Selection, Android Vitals and much more. Whether they want to use the full-fledged Android O or if they want to use Android Go will be up to them.

More Interactive Google Assistant: Google Assistant to gained big and can now analyze your surroundings by using the camera.

This means that you won't need to type multiple lines of payment deals; instead, paying with Google will let you choose a preferred card and then authenticate it to check out. Rishi Chandra gave a demo at the Google I/O keynote when he asked to call his mom.

On the entertainment front, Spotify's free tier of service is coming to Google Home, along with SoundCloud, Deezer, and several other music and radio services. Android Go is what Google hopes to achieve the objective what Android One failed to do.

Google released the public beta for the next iteration of its Android operating system, "O".

Android Go is designed with features relevant for people who have limited data connectivity and speak multiple languages.

Google Photos will now create a photo book of the images in your mobile phone's gallery as per Google I/O 2017. The application is available to download from Apple App Store, however, it worth noting that it is available for the USA consumers only. Daydream will soon also support a new category of VR devices, called standalone VR headsets that is fully optimized for VR, and features a new headset tracking technology called WorldSense that enables positional tracking.

Google now has over two billion active Android users and it wants to expand that to another billion by focusing on those who can't afford high-end devices and making the low-end Android experience that bit better. This will be available in the United States right now. Also being launched is "Find My Device" as part of Google Play Protect, allowing you to locate, ring, lock and erase your Android devices-phones, tablets, and even watches.

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