Pixel 2 Smartphones Rumored To Have Portrait Mode, New Music Recognition Feature

28 September, 2017, 00:38 | Author: Rolando Keller
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The Pixel 2 launch is coming up very soon but that does not stop the leaks from coming out as recently there is new information that surfaced which tells us that the new phones will have a stereo speakers and always listening Music Recognition.

We don't know why, but Google has just extended support for the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X by increasing the security patch lifespan by two months, pushing it back from September 2018 to November 2018. And yes, it's been confirmed that both phones will have that audio feature.

As previously noted by reports, neither the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL will have a 3.5mm headphone jack, so the inclusion of stereo speakers is welcomed. The most interesting feature rumored for the Google Pixel 2 is a new Portrait Mode for its Camera app.

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Since, the device line of Nexus has been dead practically, therefore Google has brought its new smartphone "Pixel" as reference device as well as the Android One program is supposed to be taking place of Nexus. This is said to be available straight from the Google Camera app that's on the Pixel 2 smartphones. Meanwhile, the larger Pixel model will have the design elements of the LG G6 Android smartphone, this is for the reason that the LG company will manufacture the handset. The tentatively-named Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be launched at the event, giving us the newest hardware and software directly from Google. It is satisfying on the part of Google Assistant, which still doesn't support music recognition. This feature is essentially a background activity that activates to show you any music on the screen that is being played nearby.

This feature will resemble iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus' Portrait Mode. Those concerned about the privacy will have the option to disable this feature under Settings.

While the previous leaks have also pointed out about the tentative pricing of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, these new insights give more details about these devices.

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