Here’s everything Google announced on Day 1 of Google I/O

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Google also announced today that is is adding features to Google Lens, a platform released in 2017 that can quickly identify and respond to information in a picture.

Google quietly announced the new mode at its developer conference.

You can head to this link to see the live stream on your phone or desktop's browser. A not-insignificant number of Android users may even prefer the feel of the Pixel 3A's plastic to the slippery, more fragile glass of the Pixel 3. "Getting into the market initially, it was better to do it in a focused way, but we've got to the point where we're ready to do it more broadly". The good news is they won't be the last. Google has said that with these new models, Google Assistant will be able to "processes speech on-device at almost zero latency, with transcription that happens in real-time, even when you have no network connection". Both come with the same much-praised camera Google debuted with the Pixel 3 along with all the tricks those cameras packed like Night Sight that let you take better photos in lowlight, and AR stickers that let you place a 3D model in your photos and videos.

However, Google told it has attempted to combat the lack of a dedicated wide-angle camera by increasing the field of view offered by the 3a's single selfie snapper.

PUBG test build pulled in China, replaced with patriotic alternative
In its place, however, Tencent has released a new game and this one has a much loftier title: Game for Peace . Analysts estimate that PUBG Mobile had 70 million daily active players in China before this move.

The new Pixel phones are available in Just Black, Clearly White, and Purple-ish colours. And while some budget-oriented phones tend to skimp on the features, the Pixel 3a devices offer a whole lot of bang for the buck and may very well prove to be a sleeper hit for Google.

At the front we have either a 5.6-inch or 6-inch gOLED display at FullHD+ resolution with 18:9 aspect ratio and Always-On Display capabilities.

The Pixel 3a looks exactly like the flagship Pixel 3 with a notch-less rectangular display, prominent bezels along with a dual-tone matte and glossy finish on the rear. Parent company Alphabet announced a Q1 earnings report that missed revenue expectations; sales of its high-end smartphones Pixel 3 are sluggish; the company caught flak for participating in the Pentagon's AI project; and its new AI Ethics Board self-destructed within weeks. The 3a starts at $399, and the 3 XL is $479. It will be available also at T-Mobile US, Sprint, US Cellular, Spectrum Mobile (Charter), C Spire and Google Fi, as well as being supported on AT&T. This brand new port can connect a pair of revolutionary devices called "headphones" to deliver stereo analog audio and capture monophonic sound without the need for Bluetooth or a dongle.