announced The Google The company has announced a feature for its health tracking platform, Google Fit, which uses the smartphone’s camera and flash to track heart rate and breathing rate, and now the company has started rolling out the feature on its newly launched Pixel 6 smartphone.
Since the smartphone does not have dedicated heart rate sensors, users can track them by placing their finger on the rear camera. The phone instructs users to place their finger in the right place and also advises them to move to a place with better lighting.
The application detects the change in the color of the finger and provides readings, and notes can be saved to the Google Fit application as well, and the feature has already been available on Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a smartphones since March, and in previous versions, the application used the flash on smartphones to get more accurate readings in under conditions Low light.
The feature is only rolled out to some users with the Early Access flag while others have it without it, and the feature can be found in the Vital Items list under Browse or at the bottom of the Home tab.
According to a report on 9to5Google, the results on the Pixel 6 are as accurate as the Pixel 5 and the Fitbit tracker, and Google specifically stated on its blog that the tracking is not intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate, prevent or cure any disease or condition.
The Google Pixel 6 was launched by the company last month and is the first smartphone to be powered by the company’s internal Tensor chipset. The Pixel 6 comes with 8GB of RAM, 128GB and 256GB of storage.
And when it comes to the camera, the smartphone is equipped with a dual camera at the back with a 50-megapixel primary lens, and in the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera, and the device runs Android 12 out of the box.
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