Many so-called low-end Android devices were on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month, but even the sub-$100 phones are increasing in quality, Pichai said.
"There are phones for every segment and the quality of these phones are pretty good," he said. "The impact of that is huge I think."
Now that Android phones and tablets are well-covered territory, we're expecting other Google to shift focus to other form factors at its upcoming I/O conference. Pichai predictably hinted at little of what the company will announce in June, but it looks like car tech and wearables are top priority.
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