Google Pixel smartphones are known for their excellent imaging capabilities and the Pixel 7 series has brought a major upgrade to the hardware, but one thing that hasn’t changed much is the camera app, but that will change soon.
The updated Google Camera app will first launch on the Pixel 8 series, according to a report from the Android Commission.
Separate media for photos and videos
The Pixel 7 Pro camera app has a selection of options at the bottom of the user interface.
And some leaks suggest that the new camera app will have separate modes for photos and videos, so users will have to select the type of content they want to shoot (photo or video) via a switch located below the mode selection bar. Choose the right mode they want to take the photo (long exposure, photo / cinema, blur).
Camera switch button and gallery preview button
The camera switch button and gallery preview button may have a relocated location in the new Google Camera app. The camera switch button has been moved to the right of the capture button and the gallery preview button has been moved to the left.
The report indicates that the settings menu will appear when swiping up from the bottom of the screen, and users can also click on the settings icon in the bottom left.
The Google Camera app may have some changed user interface to highlight some modes, for example, the “Motion” tab is divided into “Long Exposure” and “Action Pan”, and the “Cinematic” stabilization mode may also get a new name. : “Pan”. “.
Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro Camera Leaks
Both Pixel 8 series phones are reported to get some camera upgrades, with both phones likely to bring the Samsung GN2 50MP main sensor (up from the Samsung GN1 50MP sensor), which is larger and captures 35% more light than the GN1. Photos are bright and clear in low light.
The ultra-wide camera on the Pixel 8 Pro can be upgraded from the existing 12MP Sony IMX386 camera to a 64MP Sony IMX787 camera – just like the Pixel 7A.
The Pixel 8 may get a Sony IMX386 ultra-wide-angle camera, the selfie cameras remain the same – 11MP sensors on both devices, and the 5X optical telephoto camera on the Pixel 7 Pro remains the same on the Pixel 8 Pro.