At MWC 2017, Google has announced plans to make its Google Assistant – the AI-powered virtual assistant that made its debut with the Google Pixel smartphones – available on a wider range of devices. Smartphones such as LG G6, Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will come preloaded with the digital assistant, those with other Android Nougat and Android Marshmallow devices with not have to wait too long either as the official Google Assistant rollout has started.
The search giant has announced that Google Assistant has been made available on “eligible Android devices” starting Thursday. Google Assistant will be made available first for users in the US followed by Australia, Canada, and the UK.
“Your Google Assistant helps you get more done, in your world. And starting today, it’s rolling out to Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow devices with Google Play Services. To get started, touch and hold the Home button,” Google said in its official blog post.