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XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

Download: Developers release modded Google Camera 8.1 based on Pixel 5’s camera app

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G launched with a new version of the Google Camera app (v8.0) that included a new UI and a couple of new features. The new UI and features then made their way to older Pixel devices last month with Google Camera 8.1. The update also included a new...

ASUS ROG Phone 3 Development Update: LineageOS 18.1, TWRP, and Google Camera ports

The ASUS ROG Phone 3 is undoubtedly one of the best gaming smartphones of 2020. The device ticks all the right boxes with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC, 144Hz AMOLED display, 6,000mAh battery, up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and 512GB of fast UFS 3.1 storage. In an effort to boost the aftermarket development...

OmniROM, TWRP, and Google Camera ports are available for the ASUS ZenFone 7 series

ASUS launched their ZenFone 7 lineup back in August this year and the device duo have been quite well received. In a bid to make the phones more attractive to the aftermarket development community, the company promptly published the bootloader unlock tool and the kernel source code. Thanks to the OEM's proactive support, we even...

Google’s Camera Go app for budget phones is rolling out HDR photography support

Google released a trimmed-down version of the Pixel's Google Camera app, called Google Camera Go, earlier this year in March. At first, the app was quite barebones, and it didn't include most of the cool features that you'd find in the full-blown Google Camera app. However, Google has been working on bringing support for some...

Google details the technology behind Pixel’s Portrait Light feature

After several leaks and rumors, Google finally unveiled the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G earlier this year in September. As expected, the devices came with a host of new Google Camera features that set them apart from other Android phones on the market. These include Cinematic Pan for shake-free panning on videos, Locked and...

Google Camera 8.0 mod brings the Pixel 5’s camera app to OnePlus, Xiaomi, ASUS, and other phones

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G were launched with a new version of the Google Camera app (v8.0) that featured a revamped UI and some exciting new features. While the app was initially reserved for Google's latest phones, the company recently released Google Camera 8.1 which brought the new UI, Cinematic pan mode,...

Google Camera 8.1 adds a “Storage Saver” mode to let you take more photos and videos

Google Camera 8.0 debuted with the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G earlier this year in September. As expected, the app came with a host of new features for these devices, including Night Sight portrait mode, Cinematic pan, and more. Along with these features, Google Camera 8.0 also brought a revamped UI with new buttons,...

Google Camera 8.1 brings the newer UI and cinematic pan to some older Pixel phones

Google Camera 8.0 debuted with the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G earlier this year in September. As expected, the updated app came with a host of new features for the devices, like Night Sight portrait mode, Cinematic pan, and more. Along with the new features, Google Camera 8.0 also brought a revamped UI with...

Download Google Camera 8.0 from the Pixel 5 on other Pixel phones

Over the years, Google has established the custom of introducing some new camera features with the latest Pixel devices. With the launch of the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G last month, Google took the same route and showcased new features, like Night Sight for portrait mode, that will be exclusively available on the...

Hands-on with Google Camera 8.0 from the Google Pixel 5

Google Camera offers one of the greatest experiences when it comes to smartphone photography. Even though the camera hardware has remained unchanged for several generations of Pixel smartphones, each new device gets new and exciting software features. With the recent launch of the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G, Google introduced several new Camera...

Hands-on with Night Mode in Google Camera Go: Democratizing Low-Light Photography

If there's one area Google's Pixel smartphones remain undefeated, it is definitely in camera software. Most of the magic in the Google Camera app happens on the software side. Even though the tech giant continues to use the same 12.2MP primary camera on its smartphones since the Pixel 2, the software algorithms backing the Google...