Probably you have heard gossips about Google’s forthcoming Ambient Mode for Android. In the month of September, the company first announced this feature, which essentially turns an Android device into a smart display while it is put on charging. Now, in a Twitter post, Google confirmed that you are not far from this new feature, limited to select devices that run Android 8.0 or later.
Ambient Mode will most probably roll out next week
Recently, Google spokesperson revealed that Ambient Mode action would release for Sony Xperia phones, Yoga Smart Tab tablets, Nokia phones, Xiaomi phones, Transsion phones, and Lenovo’s Smart Tab M8 HD. Now, you can turn your phone into a smart display with cool new features.
In September 2019, at IFA, Google disclosed that the features would include weather, calendar information, notifications, and much more. However, Pixel wasn’t mentioned on the list. Sadly, if you are planning to try out this new feature on your other device, then this article might disappoint you. Plus, you will have to wait for the update.
Google released a sneak peek video for Ambient Mode
Recently, Google uploaded a new video showcasing the Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode. The new feature is quite user-friendly, which helps you to fix your meetings, turns off the lights while leaving the house, your commute, and much more. Also, you can handle all your daily tasks from your lock screen. If you haven’t seen the video yet, then you can check it out here.
Apart from that, Google also cleared that Google Ambient would be available for specific devices only. Furthermore, the video revealed that the new feature is deeply integrated with Android. Additionally, it won’t be a standalone experience for the users. As per the speculations, we can expect the Ambient Mode feature to roll out on other Android phones soon.
Besides, Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2 will be the first Android phones to receive this new update. Some websites also reported that the new feature would roll out in at least one of the Redmi K20 Pro and Xiaomi phones.