Google reportedly looking to expand hardware-wise in India

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The smartphone would be available in critical markets like India, but would be completely separate from Google's existing Android Go initiative.

Both the Google Home and the Home Mini will be paired with a number of Google's content services, including the weather updates, news updates, and music playlists from Google Play Music, tuned for India users.

Specs for the mid-range Pixel 3 phone were not mentioned, but the report does note that the mid-range model could be launched in India as soon as July or August.

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 U.S. government and reported by the New York Times (paywall).

As per earlier rumors, Google Home devices will also be released in India by the end of April.

Google is said to be looking to undertake a big advertising campaign for the launch of their Google Home speakers and other products this month, which is expected on April 10th. To try it out, just touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google" on eligible smartphones and your personal Google Assistant will be ready to help you throughout your day. Very recently, some Indian retailers took part in Google's trade meet for its future prospects in the Indian offline market.

With a Pixel phone along with some of its exclusive features (if not all), Google might be able to attract a wider customer base in countries like India. The company is also planning to expand distribution in the country. Other products that they're thinking of bringing to India include the Pixelbook, their Nest brand's home automation products (doorbell, camera, alarm system, etc), and Google WiFi.

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