Google One paid storage plans are rolling out now


Cloud storage service Google Drive got a new brand and now is called Google One.

Google One plans will start at 100 GB for $1.99, 200 GB for $2.99, and 2 TB for $9.99 per month, while pricing for plans larger than 2TB will remain the same.

Google announced that it is revamping its cloud storage plans to be better suited for the 4K and high-resolution photography mobile world of today. For users who want to use Google One without paying at all, there is an option of using Drive's basic 15GB free space.

If you pay for Google Drive storage, take note. However, under the new plan, an additional 200GB plan will be available for $2.99. The company's personnel will be available to handle inquiries not only about Google One but also its other consumer products. It will replace the paid consumer editions of Google Drive now on offer. Current customers with the 1TB plan will be upgraded to 2TB automatically. Those on the shared plan with will get their own private storage space, all on a single bill.

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People who use a lot of storage tend to use a lot of other Google products, too. The change does not affect G Suite business customers. Customers will also get extra benefits like credits on Google play and even deals on selected hotels in Google Search in the future. "And we'll be adding more benefits over time", Diwanji promised. US customers will be the first to see the changes, with a global expansion occurring afterwards.

Google Drive is a storage service that lets you save various files to the cloud and then access them from your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Users will receive an email confirming the change, however, individuals can request a notification when Google One arrives in Australia here.

What this means for you: Essentially, Google One represents a soft expansion of Google's services, using the honey of support and freebies to secure a long-term commitment to the ecosystem.