If you are thinking of buying a new Pixel 2, will these two new features make that more likely?
But unlike Apple which is a very hardware-focused company, Google is a master of software and has a lead in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies thanks to its ubiquitous search engine.
There is a flexibility to the dual-camera that can not be matched by a single-lens unit, and points must undoubtedly be deducted from the Google Pixel 2 camera for this omission. In the camera department, they feature a 12.2MP primary camera with EIS, OIS, f/1.8 aperture, an LED flash, and support for 4K recording.
In the event that Google is to build up itself in the smartphone specialty then the Google Pixel 2 camera must confront the real players in the commercial center.
Taking great photos and videos is the thing you do most with your phone, so Google has set out to make that even better. For example: If you point your camera to a restaurant, it will instantly pop up reviews and information about the restaurant. Google's algorithms are also battle hardened with years of photo recognition being put through its AI system.
Person B replies in Swedish, pressing the right earbud to summon Google Assistant. It's also being used to enable that always-listening feature on the lock screen for easier song/artist discovery.
Reviews and Ratings: the tool shows reviews and ratings for a business based off the storefront.
However, Google is much more interested in making its ecosystem available on a broader range of devices than Apple and Samsung can offer, he told TechNewsWorld.
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be available in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, India and Australia. Nevertheless, Google might roll out the Lens to other Android devices and Assistants in near future.
"One commenter - amandaw33 - wrote: "'The Pixel 2 still comes with a headphone jack' is a little misleading in a world where headphone jack is AUX out, no? However, the aperture of the front camera included in the iPhone 8 Plus is superior to the Google Pixel 2, indicating that it will tend to take better photographs in darker conditions.