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Google's AR Stickers are now making their way to Pixel phones

13 December, 2017, 05:19 | Author: Lydia Fleming
  • Google's AR Stickers are now making their way to Pixel phones

Google also explained that the AR stickers can be moved around, resized, dragged around, and can also interact with the environment by responding to the camera and interacting with other characters that are placed in the scene.

The AR stickers aren't life-changing of course, but isn't it unbelievable that you can now add BB-8, a stormtrooper, or a porg when you're posing for pictures or taking a video?

In a bid to keep their user base engaged, Google is constantly adding new experiences to Pixel phones to make sure they keep getting better over time.

The AR Stickers will be rolling out to all Pixel phones running Android 8.1 Oreo in the next few days.

The thing AR Stickers is it's limited to only the Pixel and Pixel 2.


The stickers can be found in the camera app of your Pixel or Pixel 2 smartphone. If you own Pixel phone, you just need to wait and you will see a new Mode there.

To use this feature, open camera app and switch to AR Stickers mode.

There are also some new AR stickers fo9r the popular Netflix show Stranger Things and more, you can find out more information over at Google at the link below. Note that the "panda" black and white color version of the Pixel 2 XL even seems to be in stock at the moment - it turns out, miracles do happen after all.

Google has released Augmented Reality stickers for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, which are now available on the Google Play Store. The smartphone comes with a 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical and electronic image stabilisation with LED flash. A user can now just activate the Assistant and Lens will be one of the options. The operator doesn't offer any kind of price cut on the Pixels, but if you do purchase one of the new generation models on contract, you'll get a free full-size Google Home. SmartSelect recognises text when you long press, highlights the relevant words, and then recommends a next logical step through a suggested app-for example, it'll take you to Google Maps if you copy an address.

Google recently rolled out Android Oreo 8.1, which makes it even faster and easier to get stuff done on Pixel. However, the autofocus will be disabled when using accessing Augmented Reality stickers which means the AR stickers.

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