India has seen an immense increase in the number of smartphone users and Google plans boost its massive Android user base in the country. Google plans to further expand its reach in India by introducing its Google One service. This will bring various cloud storage services for all Google account holders with a monthly price tag. Currently, Google One service is already launched in a few select countries and soon will reach Indian shores.
Google One – Services Offered And Price
Google will provide all Google account holders with a dedicated cloud storage service. This includes all the users of Gmail, Drive, and Photos into a single account for the users. These users will be provided with a one-stop cloud storage solution at a fixed price. Google Drive subscribers who use paid service will also be ported to the Google One subscription.
The prices for the Google One service is on monthly basis. It will cost you a monthly subscription fee of Rs 130 for 100GB of storage, Rs 650 for 2TB and Rs 19500 for a 30TB plan. As far as the Google One India pricing is concerned its similar to the pricing in the USA. Google One subscription in the USA would cost you $1.99 per month for the 100GB plan and $9.99 for the 2TB plan.
There are no details when Google One service will be officially launched in India, though it seems likely to be rolled out in the next few weeks. Apart from this Google Drive user who has opted for paid subscriptions will get priority compared to users who are using the services for free.
Google One subscription will allow users to enjoy additional benefits besides extra storage. The subscribers of the service with get Google Play credits which will be shareable amongst five of the family members. These credits can also be spent on buying apps or games on the Play Store.
Beside this Google One subscriber will also get an exclusive support team who will answer all their queries about using Gmail offline, getting back deleted data and much more. This all comes with a Google One app used to manage your storage. Along with this, you get additional benefits like exclusive hotel deals alongside relevant Google searches.
Users who have not subscribed for paid Google Drive service will need to wait a bit longer. As we already mention Google One will give preference to its existing paid members initially followed by free users.
Once the service is available the users can also opt-in for a notification service. Users can subscribe for the updates via dedicated links provided by Google.