Now you can download google allo, the new Google messaging application for iOS and Android.
Another messenger app? Correct, but from Google they want this to be the definitive one. Allo is your weapon against giants like WhatsApp, Telegram or iMessage, they want to conquer users who did not convince with Hangouts.
We recall that Google announced in the past I / O its plans to improve communications between users and there announced Duo, a video calling app, and Allo, It does not want to be just another messaging application, but has all the power of the company’s personal assistant integrated.
Google Allo, more than a messaging app
At a basic level, Google Allo does what we might expect from any current messaging app: we can talk to contacts and in groups, sending text, images, stickers, videos, voice memos and locations (currently no document delivery) but there are some interesting extras.
For example, the function Smart Reply It allows you to reply automatically without writing anything, because it learns from your habits and can even recognize what is in a photo you have received to give it context.
Allo also has chats with incognito mode, a form of communication that encrypts the conversations we want from end to end, and we can even add expiration so that they disappear after the indicated time.
Google Assistant, your personal assistant in any conversation
There is no doubt that Allo’s great attraction is Google Assistant. The company has integrated into its new application all the functions of the personal assistantSo that we can have a conversation with him directly, for example to ask him about possible plans, ask him to do things for us, directions, keep reminders and much more.
And at the same time, Google Assistant can also appear in group chats, just invoke it by typing @Google so that all the members can use it or, to complement with information of interest the topics that are being talked about.
Google Allo arrives today to iOS and Android. Our companions of The Free Android have been testing it thoroughly and here you can read its analysis:
Analysis of Google Allo: WhatsApp with assistant and spicy stickers
Download Allo APK for Android
Requires Android 4.1 and higher versions