Google Image Search on mobile is undergoing some changes. It seems that Google had added the new large filter buttons for some search queries.
This feature has been added earlier this summer. Google’s representative informed us that these changes are permanent, not test ones.
I’ve prepared some screenshots, so you can see how it works.
Launch your browser on your mobile phone and go to Google Image Search. Some search queries like “wood home siding” or “wood laminate flooring” will bring up large buttons. They can help you filter the images by different criteria with a press of a finger directly in a browser.
When you filter further, you have even more options. Selected buttons are marked in white:
You can clear the filter by clicking the X on the buttons: