Google Pixel 8a on wooden desk

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  • Google has revealed that the Pixel 8a will support an Audio Emoji feature.
  • This feature, previously discovered by Android Authority, lets you send sounds to someone during a call.

We uncovered evidence that Google was working on a so-called Audio Emoji feature last week. This would allow you to play sounds like a sad trombone, applause, and more during a phone call. It now turns out that Google’s newly announced Pixel 8a will support this feature.

Yes, Google confirmed in a blog post that the Pixel 8a will support Audio Emoji capabilities: