Google Enhances Movie Search With Ratings, Showtimes, and More

Laverne Mann
April 5, 2018

The Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers are set to come to India this month, NDTV Gadgets reports, quoting a recent heed that Redington India sent to its retail partners in the South Asian country. Some of the marketing and branding activities now found missing will be introduced on the lines one sees a brand like Apple. However, the Google Pixel flagships are not doing great in emerging markets like India mainly due to their price.

The Economic Times has quoted executives who spoke to Google about their launch in India of a range of Google products including their Google Home speakers, Pixelbook and other smart home devices in India this month.

While the company did not specify the date of the release, the products are expected to be launched in April itself.

Amazon Echo, Echo Plus speaker, and Echo Dot speakers are available in India for Rs 9,999, Rs 14,999 and Rs 4,499, respectively. Grab the latest update here, install it on your phone, and then open up launcher settings to switch on the new feature. The launch of Google Home smart speakers assumes great significance since Amazon had launched its popular Echo series speakers in October 2017.

A GizmoChina report also stated that Google Home and Google Home Mini will be available in India in April this year.

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Now rolling out in the USA and India in Hindi and English, there is no news of which countries could be next.

Google Pixel 3 is meant to be a smartphone that attracts more and more users to the Google smartphones and Android platform and the integration of a facial recognition system similar to Face ID might do the magic.

I you want to try it out, just touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google" on smartphones and your personal Google Assistant will be ready to help you throughout the day.

The card interface Google is using also shows reviews for the movie from sources like IMDb, Metacritic, and Rotten Tomatoes, apart from more information of the movie you select.

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