Google Lens Now Available For All Android Devices

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Google introduced the Google Lens at I/O 2017. Subsequently, the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL became the first smartphones to feature Google Lens. Google has officially announced that the Lens feature will be available for the Android users via Photos app. Photos is a preparatory app/platform from Google, which offers unlimited cloud storage for storing standard quality photos and videos.

The users will receive an update in the next few days, which enables them to use the Lens via Photos app. Similarly, the update in will available for iOS users in the upcoming week.

Features of Google Lens
  • Identify the type of flower in the picture
  • Provide details regarding the show/movie in the picture
  • Providing information about a hotel/restaurant
  • Getting contact details out of a document/visiting card

The Lens feature is restricted to English language users. However, as of now, there is no information about the rollout of the feature for the other language users.

The users with flagship smartphones will also receive camera-based Google-lens and the Google Assistance app in the coming weeks. However, there is no exact time frame has been given from Google regarding the rollout.

The AI-based app from Google helps to get information on the wide-range of objects or places. This AI technology is used to get information on objects, buildings and products. Similarly, the company is working on a newer algorithm to distinguish between different animals. In fact, this will help the tourists, who are in a new place and wants to get information on different places. However, Google Lens will not work on everything, at least in India.

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