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A video which allegedly shows off an unreleased version of Google’s Android for feature phones has been posted online. 9to5Google reports that the video shows a Nokia device, and a user can be seen activating Google Assistant, as well as scrolling through an app selection screen that includes a range of Google’s apps and services.
Google’s work on Android for feature phones was first rumored earlier this year, when 9to5Google discovered references in Chromium’s source code to a new “touchless” mode for Google’s browser, designed for devices without a touchscreen. Screenshots later emerged which suggested that this touchless mode was destined for feature phones. However, as of earlier this month Google appeared to be removing this code,…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts