Google Pixel devices are well known for their software more than the hardware and now the new Google camera which comes with latest Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL flagship devices is now also available for their predecessors, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The app has already started rolling out for the devices and it will be bringing new swipe UI along. This new update will be giving its users new features and look to the application and few of them are mentioned below.
The new update to the Pixels devices will bring the features like long-press on the screen to launch the Google lens directly without having to go to the application and open it. The updates also show its user the mode that they are shooting on at the bottom of the viewfinder which is above the shutter button. Earlier, the user had to swipe out a side menu and pick the mode they want individually, but with the latest update they can swipe to the left or the right from the screen and select them accordingly without much fuss.
Moreover, the other features that come with this update are RAW support, HDR+ mode, Panorama UI, Photo Sphere, Lens Blur, AR Stickers, Motion Photo, Focus slider for Portrait mode, Long press the viewfinder for direct access to Lens mode and few more. It also brings Video stabilization and also lets its users shoot slow-motion videos along with autofocus and more. The features like the Live lens, Motion Autofocus, Top Shot, Photo Booth, Super Res Zoom, Night Sight, Group Selfies, and few more features are available only for supported devices like the Pixel 3 and 3 XL.
Few of these features might not work properly on all the smartphone as the update is on Beta and the list of devices that supports this update are Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1, Essential Phone PH-1, Motorola (G5 Plus, G5S, G5S Plus, and Moto X4), Nokia (8, 7 Plus, 6 and 5), OnePlus (6, 5/5T, 3,3T), Razer Phone, Xiaomi (Pocophone F1, Mi A1, Mi 5, Mi 5S, Mi 6, Mi 8, Redmi 3S, Redmi 4X, Redmi 4 Prime, Redmi 5A, Redmi Note 5 / 5 Plus, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 3, Mi Mix, Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S and few other devices.