Mar 30 AT 8:15 AM Anthony Domanico 21 Comments

Google Drive to feature free 5GB of storage, in-app document editor

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The folks over at Talk Android have come across a screenshot which shows some further details on Google’s upcoming Google Drive cloud storage platform. Many were expecting Google to go the way of Dropbox and offer users 2GB of free storage with premium tiers for additional storage. While Google will certainly offer premium tiers to customers, all users will be presented with 5GB of free storage. Certainly not a significant amount of storage, but more than most of the competitors are offering, with some notable exceptions like Box which offers 50GB to most users.

According to support documents, Google Drive will also feature a built-in document editor, suggesting that Google Drive may be more of an extension of Google Docs than a standalone cloud storage service, though users will likely be able to upload multiple types of files to Google Drive. Engadget notes that the service could also be a complete re-branding of the Google Docs platform, with an expansion for multiple file types and a 4GB increase in the amount of available storage.

We should be seeing official unveiling of Google Drive over the course of the next few weeks, where all our outstanding questions of the service will hopefully be answered.

Via: Engadget

Source: Talk Android

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