Google slowly bringing smart display features to smartphones

Lenovo Smart Display vs Google Home

  • A function from the recently-released Lenovo Smart Display is slowly rolling out to smartphones.
  • The function offers you a visible means to tweak smart house stipulations.
  • As of at the moment, we weren’t ready to get the function operating, however that’s more or less par for the path with Google ^(

With the long-awaited free up of the Lenovo Smart Display – which features Google Assistant integration – we in the end have an legitimate means to visually engage with Google Assistant, relatively than simply thru voice.

Now that the Smart Display is to be had, it looks as if Google is beginning a gradual rollout of smart display-like features to the smartphone Google Assistant app, as first noticed over at Droid Life ^(

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When you ask your Lenovo Smart Display to alter the temperature or lighting fixtures degree of a hooked up smart house equipment, the Smart Display will display you a slider which permits you to fine-tune your house stipulations. It seems that the slider from the smart display is on a minimum of one smartphone operating Google Assistant.

Check out the screenshots under:

Droid Life ^(

The tipster who despatched within the screenshots doesn’t paintings for Droid Life, and the DL crew couldn’t mirror the smart display features on their very own telephones. I attempted it as smartly, and couldn’t get it to paintings.

With that during thoughts, that is most likely one of Google’s patented very gradual rollouts of a brand new function, so it is usually a whilst prior to you (or any person you realize) sees the replace.

The addition of smart display features into Google Assistant is welcome regardless that since smart shows are most likely the way forward for smart house setups. Judging from our personal hands-on overview of the Lenovo Smart Display, there’s a lot of room for development on this space.

If you’re able to get this selection operating in your telephone, tell us within the feedback!

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