The tech companies have explored how smart speakers like the Google Home, Amazon Echo, and other devices could monitor more of what we say and do to target ads or product recommendations to us, according to their patent applications filed with the USA government and reported by the New York Times (paywall).
Google is not exactly budget-friendly when it came to its Pixel, or Pixel 2 lineup.
The mid-range Pixel 3 would sit somewhere between those phones and the high-end Pixels in terms of price. The rumor of the Google Home's India launch comes five months after Amazon's launch of the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus in India.
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There are now three phone hardware/software initiatives that Google is working on with Android Go aimed at the entry level range, while Android One is aimed at more mid-range hardware, while Pixel is the premium end of the range.
Google is reportedly going to launch a lot of products in the Indian market like Pixelbook, smart speakers, home automation related products, etc.
However, both Google and Amazon denied claims they were looking to take advantage of consumer data, with Amazon issuing a statement that claimed the company took "privacy seriously", and had only filed "a number of forward-looking patent applications that explore the full possibilities of new technology". The invite says that it will bring a sweet little something that's bound to keep you talking for a long, long while, which hints at Google Home. However, apart from bringing in its smart speakers in India, Google is said to bring in a mid-range Pixel smartphone in the country in the coming months.
The Google Assistant lets you have a conversation with Google to help you get things done in your world from telling you about your day, to finding the fastest route to work, or just setting an alarm for the next day all in Hindi. The inclusion of the camera at the bottom of the front display is also a novel idea that sets these Google Pixel 3 concept images apart from the designs of other companies, so it will interesting to see if we see that feature make it to release.