These Cool Features have Finally Arrived for Pixel Phones


One of the strengths of Google’s Pixel devices is that they occasionally get new features which improve on the pre-loaded software functionality that comes shipped with the phones. As such, Google has announced the first feature drop for its Pixel devices, which  arrive with some much-welcome updates. The company previously added Fall Detection for the Pixel Watch, and these new feature drops bring some new upgrades for Google’s Android handsets.

Originally a feature that shipped with the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, faster Night Sight Photo processing has finally arrived for the older Pixel 6 series, arriving with some optimizations by way of Google’s Tensor chipset. Magic Eraser is now available as well for older Pixel devices, which lets users remove unwanted subjects in photographs. It should be noted that the feature is also available on other devices connected to Google One account subscriptions.

Google Pixel 7
The Pixel 7 features some of the best and latest software and hardware features from Google and its Android mobile OS.

Other features include “Direct my Call” which is now available for the Pixel 4a, allowing users to bypass long menu options when contacting businesses, Google Health Connect which allows users to store, connect and share the data from compatible health and fitness apps, At a Glance updates that now show the countdown on a user’s Pixel phone simultaneously with compatible Nest devices, and Dual eSIM wirh Dual SIM standby for the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro.

You can check out the full list of updates here. It should be noted that the updates for the Pixel 6 series might come at a later date, as reports come in of a March 20 schedule.

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Mike Viray
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