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Google Assistant is coming to a droid near you

Google Assistant is finally making its way to all Android smartphones running OS version 6.0 and 7.0.

The personal assistant will become available to English users in the US this week, followed by English users in Australia, Canada and the UK. German-speaking users in Germany can expect it around the same time too. Google says it will continue adding more languages this year.

Users will begin seeing Google Assistant as it’s gradually being rolled out through a Google Play Services update.

Currently Google Assistant is available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google Home, Google’s Allo messenger and Android Wear.

Google says we’ll see Google Assistant on newly announced partner devices, such as the LG G6, which has it built-in. It’s interesting if Google Assistant will come preloaded on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus as they are slated to premiere Samsung’s own new Bixby assistant when they are announced on March 29.