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Voice-to-text transcription made easier: Google to bring Pixel 4 voice recorder app to older Pixels

The app uses AI to perform real time transcription of voice to text.

Nov 04, 2019, 05.01 PM IST
'We plan to roll the app out to older Pixel devices in a future software update', said an executive replying to a Reddit user.
'We plan to roll the app out to older Pixel devices in a future software update', said an executive replying to a Reddit user.
SAN FRANCISCO: Google has now confirmed that it will bring its new AI-powered Recorder application to older Pixel phones which was introduced for the Pixel 4 lineup.

A company executive confirmed this news on Reddit while replying to a user.

"Thanks for expressing interest in the Recorder app. "We plan to roll it out to older Pixel devices in a future software update," the executive wrote.

While the app uses an AI algorithm to perform real-time voice transcription into text, it can also locate music and specific words inside the audio file.

The US-based search engine giant, last month, launched Pixel 4 at a starting price tag of $799 and Pixel 4 XL for $899.

In terms of specifications, Pixel 4 features a 5.7-inch Full HD+ Smooth 90Hz display. The Pixel 4 XL, on the other hand, comes with a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Smooth 90Hz display.

Both the devices are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with Pixel Neural Core technology, 6GB of RAM and 64/128GB of storage.

They both feature dual cameras at the back comprising of a 12MP Dual-Pixel sensor and a 16MP telephoto camera.

The Pixel 4 phones have an 8MP selfie camera.

Pixel 4 is backed by a 2800mAh battery while the Pixel 4 XL is fuelled by a 3700mAh power unit. Both phones support 18W fast charging through a USB-C power adapter.

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Tech enthusiasts, rejoice! The much-awaited and anticipated ‘Made By Google’ event, held in New York City, gave the world of tech a lot to talk about in the days to come. If the social media reactions are to be believed, the event managed to live up to the hype and expectations. The products launched by Google - Pixel 4 and 4 XL, Pixel Buds 2, Google Nest Mini and Pixelbook 2 - generated a lot of buzz online. If you happened to miss the event, fret not! We have made a compilation of all the major announcements that happened at the event to keep you in the loop. Read on, and get yourself up to date.

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