Google Lens is now rolling out on first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Google Lens made its official debut at Google’s October 4th event alongside the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
It’s worth noting that Google Lens is currently available to the Photos version of Lens, the Assistant version isn’t available yet.
Google Lens pull information from your phone’s camera feed and show you results based on that information. It’s Google’s server-side updates, so you do not need to download any update.