Should you try it out, you’ll see a photo of the phone morph into an animated welcome message. It’ll then display photos shot on Pixel,according to9to5 Google. If you tap on the screen, a Lens card pops up that directs you to the Google Pixel profile on Instagram – that’s one way to get new followers.
It’s a cute way to show off the capabilities of Lens and AR for people who might not be familiar with them. Googleadded AR capabilities to Lens earlier this year, and it’s used the tech in a number of ways, including foraStranger Thingsad. The company, of course, has a long history of adding fun Easter eggs in its products and services, includingin Search,Mapsand evenGoogle Glass, back in the day.