Google Assistant Receives a Button

Google Assistant is one of the most amazing new features of Android phones. You can talk to the Assistant and it can help you out in a lot of tasks. On Android phones, the Google Assistant always remain under the home button. However, now LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, TCL and Vivo are going to introduce phones with dedicated assistant buttons just like the to Bixby assistant by Samsung.

Google Assistant Brings a Button on Android

This week, the LG  G8 ThinQ and K40 and the Nokia  3.2 and 4.2.  are the new phones they are coming with the button. The upcoming Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G and Mi 9, as well as new phones from Vivo (that also include the Vivo V15 Pro) and TCL, will also come with a dedicated Assistant button. According to Google, soon this feature will be offered by over 100 million devices.

Along with this dedicated button, Google can also create a few new features into the Android  OS, that will make it easier to introduce some Assistant features which were a few taps away. Only a single tap on the button will open the assistant.

However, a  double tap will open the Assistant’s visual snapshot feature which gives you information about your day and location.  If you press the button for a long time, it will activate a walkie talkie feature.

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