Google One, the corporate's all-in-one subscription service for additional cloud storage in Gmail, Google Images, Drive, and extra, lately crossed 100 million subscribers. The main milestone got here simply in the future after the tech big offered Gemini Superior, the substitute intelligence (AI) assistant supported by its strongest base mannequin, Gemini Extremely. Its subscription plan is bundled with Google One, and it’s mentioned to have contributed to the accelerated progress of Google One subscribers. The search engine maker had introduced that the Gemini Superior plan would additionally deliver AI capabilities to its different companies.
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, revealed the milestone through a place on X (previously referred to as Twitter) and mentioned: “We simply handed 100 million Google One subscribers! Trying ahead to constructing on this momentum with our new AI Premium Plan (launched yesterday) that gives AI options like Gemini Superior” . As well as, he additionally revealed that Gmail, Docs and different companies which are a part of the Google One subscription can even get AI-based options.
The quantity is critical for the tech big, because it eliminated its free limitless storage provide for Google Images in 2021 and has pushed customers to go for the paid subscription ever since. So, the transfer was not well-liked, particularly for customers who had supported greater than 15GB of information, which exceeded the free restrict. Nonetheless, gaining greater than 100 million subscribers in lower than 4 years highlights Google One's worth proposition.
The impression of the achievement turns into clearer in comparison with the corporate's YouTube paid subscriptions. Google additionally lately reached 100 million subscribers on the platform, together with each YouTube Premium subscribers and YouTube Music subscribers. The milestone got here 9 years after a paid tier was introduced for YouTube (YouTube Crimson was launched in October 2015).
In India, Google One month-to-month subscriptions begin at Rs. 130 for 100 GB of mixed cupboard space. This additionally consists of some AI-based picture modifying options, however none are powered by Gemini. The premium plan with 2TB of cupboard space is priced at Rs. 650 per thirty days, whereas the Gemini Superior subscription plan, known as Google One AI Premium, is ready at Rs. 1,950 per thirty days.