Google’s June Feature Drop: What You Need To Know

Google’s June Feature Drop is now rolling out, and it brings a handful of interesting feature additions to various devices of the company.

The update covers Pixel phones, watches, and tablets. One notable addition is the arrival of the Car Crash Detection to Pixel Watch 2. The affordable Pixel 8 and Pixel 8a phones have also received the Gemini Nano, which was only previously available on the Pixel 8 Pro model.

Here are all the features that will be received by the Pixel devices through the June Feature Drop:

Pixel Phones

  • Gemini Nano expansion to Pixel 8 and Pixel 8a
  • Better Recorder app transcription capability
  • External display mirroring support
  • Ability to find devices with dead batteries through Find My Device
  • Automatic best photo identification on HDR+ single shutter press
  • Reverse phone number search
  • Google Wallet expansion to India
  • Manual Pixel camera lens selection

Pixel Watches

  • Car Crash Detection
  • Improved Fall Detection
  • PayPal account linking to Google Wallet 
  • Revamped Google Home app for easier smart home device access

Pixel Tablet

  • Better doorbell notifications when docked in hub mode
  • New Google Home Favorites widget

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