Google One surpasses 100 million subscribers soon after Gemini Advanced plan announcement

Google One, the company’s all-in-one subscription service for additional cloud storage on Gmail, Google Photos, Drive, and more, recently surpassed 100 million subscribers. The big milestone comes just a day after the tech giant unveiled Gemini Advanced, an artificial intelligence (AI) assistant powered by its most powerful foundation model, Gemini Ultra. Its subscription plan is being bundled with Google One, and is said to have contributed to the quick growth of Google One subscribers. The search engine maker had announced that the Gemini Advanced plan will also bring AI capabilities to its other services.

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai revealed this achievement through a Post X (formerly known as Twitter) said, “We just surpassed 100 million Google One customers! We’re looking forward to building on that momentum with our new AI Premium plan (launching tomorrow), which offers AI features like Gemini Advanced.” Additionally, he also noted that Gmail, Docs, and other services that Those who are part of the Google One subscription will also get AI-based features.

This number is important for the tech giant given that taken out Its free unlimited storage offer for Google Photos in 2021 and has been pushing users to opt for a paid subscription since then. At the time, the move was not popular, especially for users who used more than 15 GB of data, which was more than the free limit. However, gaining over 100 million subscribers in less than four years highlights Google One’s value proposition.

The impact of the achievement becomes clear when compared to the company’s YouTube paid subscriptions. Google also recently Kill There are 100 million subscribers on the platform, which includes both YouTube Premium subscribers and YouTube Music subscribers. This milestone comes nine years after the first paid tier was announced for YouTube (YouTube Red launched in October 2015).

In India, Google One monthly subscription starts at Rs. Rs 130 for 100GB combined storage space. It also includes some AI-based photo editing features, but none are powered by Gemini. The premium plan with 2TB storage space is priced at Rs. 650 per month, while the Gemini Advanced subscription plan, named Google One AI Premium, is set at Rs. 1,950 per month.

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