Search what you see with the Google Lens on the Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2 owners can now take full advantage of Google Lens, a new feature that help you learn more about the world around you by performing a ‘Google Search’ through your photographs. You’ll be able to look up landmarks, books, music albums, movies and artwork by clicking on the Lens icon in Google Photos.

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What can you use it for?

Google give the following examples for the use of the Google Lens:

  • Business card: You can save the phone number or address to a contact.
  • Book: You can get reviews and other details about it.
  • Landmark or building: You can get more details about it.
  • Painting in a museum: You can get details about it.

How does it work?

The tech behind Google Lens is built upon Google’s advancements in computer vision,  ML and Google’s Knowledge Graph that underpins Google Search.

How to use Google Lens to search your photos:

  1. Open the Google Photos app Photos on your Pixel or Pixel 2 device,
  2. Select the photo you wish to search.
  3. Tap Google Lens icon on the bottom right of the photo Google Lens.
  4. Depending on your photo, check the details or take an action.

Purchase the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL today and search the world around you.


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