Pixel 5 features like Hold for Me and Mandalorian wallpapers come to older Pixel phones
One of the most underrated aspects of owning a Pixel phone is the steady stream of software updates. A great example of this is Google’s December update, which takes a handful of nifty features we’ve seen on the new Pixel 4A 5G and gives them to 2018’s Pixel 3 phones and newer.and
Software additions include:
- Hold for Me – You can have Google Assistant take your place when on hold and notify you when a real person is back on the call.
- Extreme Battery Saver – This option on top of the regular battery saver mode severely limits app usage to extend battery life.
- Duo group call screen share – Watch the same video in group calls on Duo.
- Google Photos new photo editor – Machine learning suggests improvements that you can do with just one tap. Fine adjustment tools are easier to use.
- Adaptive Sound – Improves the sound quality of the phone speaker based on its surroundings.
- General adaptivity – Your Pixel becomes more contextually aware. It can adapt battery needs, connectivity and more based on where you are, when you need certain features.
- Mandalorian wallpapers – New wallpapers featuring Mando, Baby Yoda and more
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