This afternoon at 18:00 Spanish time, Google started its livestream to present its nNew products and news in several of its services.
The most anticipated have been Nexus 5X y Nexus 6P, the latest smartphones in the Nexus family, which we have known for weeks specifications about them due to leaks, but Google has also shown some very good updates for many of its services and has shown us a renewed ChromeCast, as well as the Tablet Pixel C with a keyboard that is sold separately.
Opening the presentation Sundar Pichar, CEO of the company, has shown confidence by giving us some data about Android, which is in the best of health and its pace continues to grow; places special emphasis in Indonesia and Vietnam, where in the last year Android has doubled its number of users Thanks to the commitment of manufacturers that increasingly make phones of higher quality and more affordable.
He tells us about the growth of ChromeBooks especially in the field of education in the United States, and highlights how involved they are currently in creating hardware.
- 1 Dave Burk introduces the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P
- 2 Sabrina Ellis, tells us about the availability of the terminals and the news in the Google Store
- 3 Eunice Kim shows us the bet of Google Play for families.
- 4 Anil Sabharwal, versatility in Google Photos
- 5 Mario Queiroz and Rishi Chandra tell us about the virtues of chromecast and chromecast audio
- 6 Andrew Bowers signs out with the Pixel C tablet and its keyboard.
Dave Burk introduces the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P
Dave tells us about the virtues of the terminals, their elegant design and their characteristics, giving special importance to the camera and comparing it openly to that of the iPhone 6s Plus. It also explains how it works Sensor Hub, a new sensor that will recognize our activity, and gestures to maximize battery savings and give us some very good functionalities.
Dave Burk is also in charge of introducing you to the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, and it shows us how the new voice recognition features work and how they give us quick access to content; Dave shows the simple new features in the notifications area, the pop-ups requesting permissions for applications at runtime (in the style of Windows UAC) and the virtues of On Tap, which will learn from your habits to personalize your experience of user on Android.
A very interesting attribute of speech recognition is that now app developers will already have an API for their own applications, so in a short time we will begin to be able to control our apps also by voice.
Lastly, Dave introduces us to the new functionality that will lower the level of synchronizations when the phone goes through long periods of disuse, these periods will be specially adapted to our sleep hours and will save up to 30% battery
Sabrina Ellis, tells us about the availability of the terminals and the news in the Google Store
Sabrina Ellis explains the availability of the Nexus in the coming weeks in the Google Store, and the efforts that are being made so that everyone has the hardware they need, being accessible from these points.
Details that the phones Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, will be sold from the Google Store and will include a free 3-month subscription for Google Play MusicTake the opportunity to tell us that in the Google Store we can buy the best wearables that manufacturers have launched on the market, including the recent Moto 360 2 and the Huawei Watch.
Says goodbye explaining the new Nexus Protect service, which can be contracted when buying a Nexus terminal, $ 69 for the Nexus 5X and $ 89 for the Nexus 6P, this service will give us an additional year of warranty, and if the terminal is damaged, Google agrees to send us a new one working ASAP, says Sabrina that the next business day is possible.
Eunice Kim shows us the bet of Google Play for families.
With competitors as aggressive as Pandora, or Spotify, Google Play has brought out a strategy that Eunice Kim presents to us today, it is about a monthly fee of $ 14.99 to access the full music service of Google Play Music from which up to 6 members of the same family will benefit, undoubtedly an important saving.
Anil Sabharwal, versatility in Google Photos
The improvements of Google Photos are remarkable, we can share albums and send them directly to the desired people through Hangouts or other messaging services, these people can subscribe to our albums to receive updates on the photos that we upload, without a doubt a delight to share photos with the family, and a great advance in productivity for work,
Anil shows us, among other functionalities of the application, the new private labels with which we can more easily find our images; Also and through Chrome Cast or Smart TV we can see how the galleries are displayed in a very easy, productive and intuitive way on our small big screen.
Mario Queiroz and Rishi Chandra tell us about the virtues of chromecast and chromecast audio
Mario enthusiastically explains the news of chromecast, the new design that allows better adaptation to televisions, the new more attractive colors and the new hardware that makes it more powerful thanks to its double wifi antenna. It also shows us the new Google device, chromecast audio, a small gadget that will allow us to connect any conventional speaker via Wi-Fi.
Rishi Chandra dedicates a long time to telling us about the new chromecast software, where the app achieves the maximum prominence and turns our Android device into the best remote control ever.
He shows us excited how we can use our screen to visualize the new games that will come out during the next weeks and onwards, using the phone as a control, and being able to exploit all its virtues, accelerometer, camera or microphone, creating the ultimate gaming experience; They can even enjoy several players simultaneously with their respective devices, as is the case with Monopoly.
Rishi also shows us how chromecast audio works, and how easy it is to play music on the speakers that we have connected to this device, he also shows us how Spotify has already integrated chromecast and chromecast audio technology.
Andrew Bowers signs out with the Pixel C tablet and its keyboard.
A beautifully designed 10-inch tablet with a keyboard sold separatelyThey are the only tools that Andrew Bowers has to surprise us, and he achieves it with the versatility of this device and how well it fits with this keyboard.
Andrew points out that chromebooks are adapting to the market and that tablets have a need for devices that increase their productivity, but users do not buy keyboards normally, so they have devised a keyboard that magnetically sticks very securely to the tablet and it becomes a perfect complement, it can be placed in different ways, the two most useful are in laptop mode and in case mode.
In short, in this presentation Google has offered us more than an hour of news, through its Directors and Product Manager, most of these were expected and they explain and draw the very good trajectory of the company in these coming months.