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Kim’s Opinion: Google’s new phones – anything new or same old stuff?

It’s time to start comparing smartphones with cars. Every year we get new ones, but it’s the same basic model with a few bells and whistles.

On the heels of Apple’s new iPhones, Google released the new Pixel 3 phones yesterday sporting larger screens, new colors, a wide angle lens, and glass back for wireless charging.

But here’s a feature I’d like on my iPhone. To help you avoid calls from robocallers and scammers, Call Screen appears when you receive a phone call.

Tap “Screen call” and a robot voice will pick up. You see a transcription of the call and can either pick up or hang up the call at any time.

Unlike other expensive phones, the Pixel has only one lens. But it does a better job zooming in and getting the details. And forget stressing over picking photos for social media. Google selects the best one for you.

Tap or click below to hear Kim’s opinion on Google’s new phones.

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