With artificial intelligence (AI) based personal voice assistants becoming popular, the Assistant Go (play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.assistant) app will let you interact with your voice. You can ask weather updates, ask sports scores and more. While Google Assistant is built into the regular Search app, which is about 45MB in size, the Assistant Go app is just 800Kb in size.
However, unlike the regular version, this one doesn’t let you type instructions using a keyboard. Moreover, it cannot interact with third-party apps, nor control smart home devices. Lastly, it only supports English language at the moment, but support for more languages could be expected in the future.
Just like the Gboard app, the Go version (apkmirror.com/apk/google-inc/gboard/gboard-6-9-4-181945924-release/gboard-the-google-keyboard-6-9-4-181945924-lite_release-arm64-v8a-android-apk-download/) retains core features such as integrated Google Search and gesture typing. However, it does away with fancy features such as stickers, GIF search and one-handed mode.
As of now the app is in beta, and only compatible with Android 8.1 Oreo OS. Also, the app is not available on Play Store, and it might be sometime until it becomes available.
YouTube is one of the go to destinations for watching music videos or even playing your favorite songs. But the app can be a bit demanding and data-hungry if you are streaming videos high-quality videos. The YouTube Go app (play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.youtube.mango) is just 10MB in size, and lets you browse all the videos as on the regular app.
Lastly, a file manager is a must for any phone. It lets you sort and move files, create and delete folders. The Files Go app (play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.nbu.files) from Google is just 9MB in size, and it lets you clear cache and delete unwanted and unused files, thus creating more space. What’s more, it also lets you quickly send or receive files among other Android users who are using Files Go app. As the transfer takes place using Wi-Fi direct, you can easily transfer large files such as music videos and movies within seconds.