Facebook Portal Go review Blurring the line between tablet and smart display | Engadget

You can ask the Facebook Assistant to make Messenger and WhatsApp calls, play music, check the weather, create timers and launch apps. These are fun, but theyre the sort of thing you try once and never again.The whole Portal family got an update recently with a new, more personalized home screen. The Portal Go was able to handle different lighting conditions too; The colors were great even in relatively dim lighting. The main selling point of Facebooks line of Portal devices has always been its video chat capabilities. Instead of crowding over an iPad, for example, you could just place the Go on a coffee table and get the whole family on the call. For example, you can set it so that the Portal can only be used for Messenger calls to grandma and grandpa. Messenger calls however, are not, and youll have to specify which contacts or groups you want to enable it with.
The main selling point of Facebooks line of Portal devices has always been its video chat capabilities. Plus, its the only smart display that works with Messenger and Whatsapp, two of the most popula… [+8898 chars]