Google Duo gets “watch together” feature that debuts on Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8

Deepak Gupta February 10, 2022
Updated 2022/02/10 at 4:16 AM

During Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event, news about the Google Duo video calling mobile app. The application will receive new functions for the line Galaxy S22 and Tab 8. With new sharing options, you can now watch videos together and watch the same whiteboard online.

The function of live share “Watch Together” allows, for example, the participants of the video call to be able to simultaneously watch the same video on Youtube. That way, everyone can follow a food tutorial, or listen to their favorite artist’s new hit.

In addition, Google Duo’s new Live Share for Galaxy S22 and Tab 8 features support for many popular apps such as jamboard, an online whiteboard tool, where you can write and share ideas with different people. Now there’s also the ability to schedule a meeting and start sharing information through Jamboard, with other participants following the changes live.

According to information released by the website Engadget, the Pixel smartphone lineup will also receive the same functions in the future. In the coming months, there is a possibility that the new Google Duo functions will also be implemented on other Android and iOS devices.

Google Duo is also available for TCL TVs

In 2021, Google’s video calling app received support for three models of TCL Smart TVs. The models UHD 4K P715, QLED 4K C715 and QLED 8K X915 from the manufacturer, have access to Google Duo.

Launched in 2016, as an alternative to video calling in places with poor internet connection, the app grew exponentially after the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. With data compression features, Google offers a video calling service that can be used in any situation. It is important to point out, that the new “Watch Together” function is currently only available for Galaxy S22 and Tab S8 devices.

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Source: 9t05Google, The Verge

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