Google I/O 2023 was a major event for the company, with a number of announcements that are sure to impact users of Google products and services. Here’s a summary of the biggest news from the keynote:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- 1 Google Pixel Fold
- 2 Google Pixel Tablet
- 3 Google Pixel 7A
- 4 Google Search gets AI-powered snapshots
- 5 Bard is now available to everyone
- 6 Android is getting AI-powered customization options
- 7 Wear OS 4
- 8 The revamped Google Home app
- 9 Google Search’s new Perspectives feature
- 10 Google Photos adds an AI-powered Magic Editor
- 11 Google introduces Duet AI for Workspace
Google Pixel Fold
Google’s first foldable phone is finally here, and it looks like a serious contender in the foldable market. The Pixel Fold features a 7.6-inch OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and it’s powered by Google’s Tensor G2 chip. It’s available for pre-order now, starting at TZS 4,500,000 ($1,799).
Google Pixel Tablet
Google is also getting into the tablet market with the Pixel Tablet. The device has an 11-inch OLED display and is powered by Google’s Tensor G2 chip. It’s available for pre-order now, starting at TZS 1,200,000 ($499).
Google Pixel 7A
Google’s latest budget phone is the Pixel 7A. It features a 6.1-inch OLED display, a 12MP rear camera, and a 10MP front-facing camera. It’s powered by Google’s Tensor G2 chip and is available for pre-order now, starting at TZS 1,200,000 ($499).
Google Search gets AI-powered snapshots
Google Search is getting a major update with the addition of AI-powered snapshots. These snapshots provide more context to your search results, and they can be narrowed down with follow-up questions.
Bard is now available to everyone
Google’s AI-powered chatbot is now available to everyone, regardless of whether you were on the waitlist. Bard can help you with a variety of tasks, such as writing emails, generating creative content, and answering your questions.
Android is getting AI-powered customization options
Google is bringing new AI-powered features to Android, such as Magic Compose, which lets you reply to texts using responses suggested by AI. You’ll also be able to use AI to create your own wallpaper.
Wear OS 4
Wear OS 4 is getting a major update with improved battery life, smart home integrations, and new accessibility features. It’s available in a developer preview now, with full availability coming later this year.
The revamped Google Home app
The Google Home app has been redesigned with a better camera interface, a new Favorites tab, and support for a ton of new device types.
Google Search’s new Perspectives feature
Google Search is getting a new Perspectives feature that sources answers from Reddit, Stack Overflow, YouTube, personal blogs, and other sites.
Google Photos adds an AI-powered Magic Editor
Google Photos is getting a new AI-powered editing feature that lets you make significant edits to your photos. It will be available in early access to select Pixel users later this year.
Google introduces Duet AI for Workspace
Google is bringing AI tools to Docs, Sheets, Slides, Meet, and Gmail. These tools let you do things like compose an email or generate images from text. They’re currently only available to those who sign up for the waitlist.
These are just some of the biggest announcements from Google I/O 2023. For more information, check out the full keynote.