Update 3/5/15: Rolling out today, first to web, then to mobile devices is a new menu item for Contacts. The option will be located underneath the Spam option and will bring you to either the new Contacts Preview or the Classic Contacts page depending on which option the user has opted in for.
A question that keeps on popping up in the forums and in G+ Communities is "Where are contacts in Inbox by Gmail?" or even a little more argumentative "Why aren't contacts available in Inbox by Gmail?"
I am pleased to show here that contacts are in fact included and accessible in Inbox by Gmail. Admittedly the contact management in Inbox is limited versus Gmail, however we all must remember that Inbox by Gmail is still in Beta stage. Inbox does not have the ability to add contacts, or access contacts, from within the emails. But if you use the search box at the top you can search for your contacts and a contact card will appear. This is very similar to the search functionality in Gmail. Once you have the contact card in your search results, you can then easily get to the full contact details for editing.
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