In the days before the Mobile World Congress, Google took the opportunity to announce some interesting new features both in the hardware part with Android One and Android Go as in the software, especially the launch of Google Lens for most devices.
visual search Google Lens has already begun to reach out to more users through the Google Photos, but now is beginning the deployment of the more complete version with which information can be accessed directly through the camera. yes, for the moment, only the will receive some flagship Android, and the first to enjoy it are being Galaxy S8 and S8+, Galaxy Note 8 and the recent Galaxy S9 and S9+.
A Google Lens vitaminado, but not for everyone
As explained in our analysis, the basic mode of Lens allows us to obtain information of a picture that we have already taken. once triggered the photo, if you open the app Google Photos you will see the icon of Lens in the bottom. When pressed, the system ‘reads’ the content of the photo and it returns information.
There is a second mode of Lens, it integrates directly into the Wizard of Google and allows us to get the information by simply pointing the camera to where you want to. Here it is sufficient to open Wizard and click on the icon of Lens in order to begin the process.
While the majority of users are receiving the basic mode of which we spoke, the lucky few will have access to the way through the camera. The first of the list being the high-end of Samsung, not only the newly presented Galaxy S9 and S9+, but also the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and the phablet Galaxy Note 8.
If you have one of these models, it is possible that the change take a while to appear, but if you want to accelerate the process, only you have to make a tester of the app of Google from this link. In addition, we note that el deployment of the Lens in most devices is limited to English, so to test it you will need to configure your smartphone in the language of Shakespeare.
The news The Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 and S9 are starting to receive Google Lens in the version camera was originally published in Xataka Android by Amparo Babiloni .