Google I/O 2019 was the event that had announced a lot of exciting updates, changes, and premiers. At Google I/O 2019, the most expected Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL were announced. Besides the Pixel 3a smartphone, a variety of updates for Android, Assistant and Nest Hub were released too. If you are curious about the event and what was happening there, stay with us to find about the most significant announcements made during the conference.
Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL
The company has released the two smartphones at Google I/O 2019 with some new and exciting features and a price that will make you get some cash out of your pocket for them. Besides the good price, buying directly from Google can get you some advantages.
The Google Pixel 3a begins at $549, and the Google Pixel 3a XL starts at $649. A directly order from Google will give you $150 to spend in the Google Store.
The smartphones are presented in three colors, so you have from where to choose: Purple, Clearly White, and Just Black. So, if you want to live a great Android experience, to have some great features and top camera technology, Google Pixel 3a is the best.
Google Nest Hub
Google doesn’t stop here, and it gives Canada the Home Hub under the Nest Brand. Its price will be only $169, and you can enjoy some great features. Unlike Google Pixel 3a, you will have four colors to choose from: Chalk, Aqua, Charcoal, and Sand. The features that Google Nest Hub offers are:
- Google voice control which helps you to play videos on Youtube, Spotify
- Search your Google photos
- Set the alarm
- Check your calendar
- Call your friends.
The large version of Nest Hub Max is out, but not to Canada right now.
Digital Assistant – Drive Mode
A new driving interface will fill your screen, and you can enable it by just saying: Ok, Google, let’s drive! The app has a lot of buttons and features, but its purpose is to operate it with your voice. You will have recently searched location, new contacts and a lot of buttons with various content.
This new version of Google Assistant is working without latency and a version of the Continued Conversation. From now on you can use AI without saying: Ok, Google. The upgraded version lets you perform multitask with other apps, share a photo and have a chat at the same time.
Android Q Beta 3
The company has announced some features of the new Android Q Beta 3, and one of them will be the Suggested actions that will let you scan the contents of the messages from your phone. After the search, the features will come with context related to your replies.
The system-wide dark mode was added to the Android Q Beta 3, too. The OS will come to a variety of smartphones, but the Pixel devices already have access to it.
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