Google’s AI-powered Clips smart camera is now available

Here are four things Google Clips is not:

  • A life-logging camera
  • An action camera
  • A security camera
  • Cheap

And two things it is:

  • Deceptively sophisticated
  • Available today

After being announced back at the Pixel 2 event in October, Google’s new device is now available via Google Store, Best Buy, B&H and Verizon for $249. The company calls the product a “smart camera,” a reference to all of the complex artificial intelligence and machine learning happening on device in order to make the experience as simple as possible.

I wrote a lot of words about the product over here, but the long and short of it is that Clips is aimed firmly at parents and pet owners looking for a way to capture candid moments with their loved ones that don’t require them to have a their smartphone out at…

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