Google expands Gemini Service to India

Tech giant Google has announced the global expansion of its Gemini service, making the app and Gemini Advanced available in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Turkey. This move aims to broaden the reach of Google’s chatbot technology beyond select markets.

Initially introduced for select Pixel and Samsung Galaxy smartphones, the Gemini chatbot for Messages is now accessible on a wider range of devices with 6 GB of RAM or higher. This expansion is part of Google’s effort to make its AI-powered chatbot more accessible to users, helping them craft messages, brainstorm ideas, and more.

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According to Google’s support page, Gemini in Messages currently supports languages such as French in Canada and English in various countries. Despite its availability in over 165 regions globally, the platform notably excludes European Union countries at present. Google has assured users of its commitment to expand Gemini’s availability to more languages and regions in the future.

In a statement obtained by GSM Arena, Google expressed particular enthusiasm about launching Gemini in India, citing the country’s vibrant mobile-first culture. The service supports English and nine Indian languages, including Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu, catering to a diverse user base.

Google also introduced Gemini Advanced, powered by 1.5 Pro technology, which enhances the chatbot’s capabilities with a 1-million token context window, document uploads, and data analysis features. This advanced version is designed to further streamline communication and productivity for users leveraging AI-driven assistance.