ASUS ZenFone 6 update improves camera quality and camera rotation stability

ASUS ZenFone 6 update improves camera quality and camera rotation stability

The ASUS Zenfone 6 is one of the beefy flagship phones of 2019. It offers a 6.4-inch FHD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 system-on-chip, a minimum of 6GB of RAM, a massive 5,000 mAh battery, and a headphone jack. It even comes with a microSD card slot. As you can see, this phone is a pretty solid choice for anyone who’s looking for a multimedia device. What’s even cooler is that ASUS doesn’t complicate unlocking the bootloader on the device. Kernel source code has been out almost since the release of the phone. Whether you like ASUS or not, they deserve credit for this flagship.

ASUS Zenfone 6 XDA Forums

ASUS has released a new OTA update for the ZenFone 6. The build number of the firmware is 16.1220.1906.167, and it includes numerous changes. Most of them are camera-oriented, but we definitely see changes in other regions of the system, too. Probably the most important change is improvements in the stability of the flip camera rotation. There are also a few tweaks like Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) optimizations and noise reduction that improve the overall camera quality. General system optimizations and bug fixes that enhance the system experience are also included. You can see the full changelog below.

Release Notes

  • Improved Camera Rotation Stability.
  • Add Mobile Manager & Cleanup Launcher Shortcut.
  • Optimized Camera Quality–EIS Optimized for video recording.
  • Optimized Camera Quality–Optimized supernight mode texture and noise reducing.
  • Optimized Camera Quality–Removed the evening color cast in supernight mode.
  • Optimized Camera Quality–Fixed the flip mechanism on panorama mode.
  • General system & app stability improved.
  • Increased touch sound on/off toggle.
  • Optimized power consumption.
  • Optimized Translation Strings.
  • Rearranged the position of “Retract camera” to 1st page at quick settings.
  • Improved Call Quality.

If you haven’t received the OTA on your ZenFone 6, you can manually check for updates by going to Settings > System > System updates. You can also follow these instructions to flash the firmware without waiting for OTA.


Source: ASUS ZenTalk

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