Among the innovations that characterize the new Pixel 6 just presented by Google there is also one new feature related to using Snapchat. The new feature is called Quik Tap to Snap. For the first time, Snapchat has developed an option that allows you to access its app’s camera from a locked screen. In this way, the new Pixel 6 from Google becomes the fastest smartphone ever to take a Snap.
Snapchat and Google introduce a new feature on the Pixel 6
The new Quik Tap to Snap feature it is designed to activate in Camera Only mode directly on the lockscreen. For Snapchat users, therefore, create content without unlocking the device it will become even easier and faster. After creating the Snap, the user will need to authenticate, unlocking the phone, in order to share it.
It should also be noted that, in addition to the Quik Tap to Snap function, they have been presented Exclusive lenses in Augmented Reality. Some key features of Google Pixel 6, such as the real-time translation, will be available in chat from Snapchat. For users, therefore, there will be the possibility to communicate with each other in more than 10 languages, taking advantage of the tradition in real time (the functionality will be released in the coming months.
The words of the protagonists
Nana Murugesan, Managing Director of International Markets at Snap, points out: “This locked-screen integration helps make Snap the fastest tool to share a moment and we’re always looking for new frontiers to ensure an unprecedented level of innovation for our community with partners like Google and beyond.”
Rick Osterloh, SVP, Devices and Services di Googleadds: “The Google Pixel 6 has the most advanced Pixel camera ever, and Snapchat users are among the most creative camera users there are. It is exciting to partner with Snap to offer this exclusive feature on our new phones and to support users in capturing the world in real time. ”