Google Pixel Feature Drop: New Night Sight Feature, Pride Wallpapers and More

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Google has announced a new ‘Feature Drop’ for its Pixel smartphones on Monday, just ahead of Apple’s WWDC 2021 keynote. Check out some of the major features released today:

  • Night Sight: both photo and videos now saved to your camera roll for astrophotography
  • Wallpapers: Three bold, joyful wallpaper designs by Ashton Attzs; Pride-themed ringtones and notifications created by other LGBTQ+ artists and YouTube Creators
  • Locked Folder in Google Photos: locked by passcode or fingerprint
  • Google Assistant: reject or answer calls with your voice; “Hey Google answer/reject call”
  • Gboard: new suggestions in clipboard when cutting and pasting text with a phone number, email address or URL

Below, you can see a summary of these new features and availability by Pixel device (Pixel 4 or newer devices get all of them):

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“The features will begin rolling out to Pixel devices starting on June 7, continuing in stages over the next two weeks. Update to the latest Android version and update your Android apps to receive the latest features. Once updated, look out for a notification from the Tips app to learn more about the ways your Pixel just got more helpful,” explained Google.

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