The Google Assistant is Coming to Tablets and Android 5.0 Lollipop Phones

Google rolling out Assistant to more devices is not surprising.

Google has announced that it is finally expanding the availability of its digital assistant to Android tablets. Spanish speakers in Spain, Mexico and the USA will be supported as well as native language speakers in Japan, Italy, Germany, Brazil and Korea.

Google Assistant, the search giant's virtual assistant which is now available for smartphones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above will soon be available for Android 5.0 Lollipop smartphones.

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The update will also be rolling out to users in Italy, Japan, Brazil, Germany and Korea.

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Having Android Oreo work well on both high-end flagships and low-end budget phones is no easy task. That said, it's a welcome start for Google Assistant nonetheless, as, in theory, it covers more than half the active Android devices. And it can help out around the house, powering smart devices like plugs and lights and keeping your shopping list.

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Not only is it coming to Android Lollipop, it is also confirmed to be coming to tablets as well. Google Assistant in Spanish is being introduced to US, Mexico and Spain. Google then brought it to Google Home, followed by Android Wear 2.0 and other select Nougat phones. In India, Google had announced the Assistant for the JioPhone as well, which is a feature phone. What will you ask your Assistant first?

If your Google Play Services is up to date, you should get an opt-in notification inviting you to install the Google Assistant.

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