Circle to Search Feature Launches on Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro

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Samsung‘s newest Search feature, initially exclusive to the Galaxy S24 series, surprised everyone by making its way to Google‘s Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro soon after the S24 announcement.

The anticipated rollout for Google’s version was set for January 31, and it’s here!

According to Reddit users, the Circle to Search feature has silently appeared on both Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. Interestingly, there’s no need for a firmware update! Simply give it a go, as it seems to be one of Google’s surprise, no-fuss rollouts.

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The beauty of Circle to Search lies in its versatility. Activate it with a long press on the navigation bar, and then let the magic happen as you circle and highlight items on your screen.

It’s a seamless and quicker experience compared to Google Lens, utilizing the same backend but with added support for multimodal search queries. combining both text and images.

Have a Pixel 8? Give Circle to Search a spin and experience a whole new way of interaction!