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OnePlus 6T Camera Review: Climbing Up the Ladder

The OnePlus 6 represented a dramatic improvement in camera performance for OnePlus phones, which had been a sore point for the company up until then. With the release of the device, OnePlus went from having uninspiring image quality to a respectable showing across the board, even in low light. The OnePlus 6T, released in November...

Android Pie devices are not required to support Camera HAL3

The upgrade to Android Pie brought a lot of great new features like the redesigned recent apps overview, gesture controls, adaptive battery, app actions, adaptive brightness, and many more changes under the hood. With each major Android update, Google also updates the Compatibility Definition Document (CDD) and Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) with new tests, sections,...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 supports Camera2 API so Google Camera ports can now work without an unlocked bootloader

Google Camera ports have become very popular on our forums, as many see them as an easy way to dramatically improve picture quality on a wide range of devices. With the ported Google Camera app, you can use Google's superior HDR+ optimization as well as their Portrait Mode on your non-Google device. However, Google Camera...

Google Pixel 3 XL mod increases exposure time and ISO in Google Camera [Root]

Many times the hardware in our smartphones are capable of more than the stock software allows. These limitations can be implemented for many reasons, including protection of the hardware, preventing the software from being too complex, and more. The Pixel 3 has produced some amazing photos for a smartphone, but some people have been wanting...

Google Camera port brings HDR+ and Night Sight to the Razer Phone

Not all smartphone OEMs have the resources or the talent to bring out the best in their cameras. Most smartphones these days are using the same camera modules as other devices, so the differences in photo quality boil down to the post-processing that the smartphone OEM can add in. There was a time when poor...

Google Camera mod enables the use of the secondary lens on the Razer Phone/2, Moto X4, and possibly others

The Google Camera mod is probably one of the best feats of custom development in Android in recent years. On a lot of phones, it doesn't even require root, yet it allows you to have the Google Pixel's camera processing on your smartphone, complete with some of Google's best features, like Night Sight. There are...

Download Google Camera with Night Sight for the Honor Play and Huawei Mate 10/10 Pro

Google's visual processing prowess is among the best in the Android ecosystem. That's why Google Camera ports are so highly requested for non-supported devices. Last month, we opened a new forum specifically for unofficial ports of Google's Camera application. We have already moved some of the most popular threads to this category and they've been...

Google Camera with Night Sight ported to the LG G6, V20, V30, and V35

At the tail end of last month, we announced a dedicated forum for all of the Google Camera ports we had been seeing from the generous developer community. The forum has only been open for a couple of weeks so it looks a bit bare right now, but activity is picking up and some LG...

Google Camera Mods now have their own Forum

It's no secret that Google's post-processing camera algorithms are among the best in the business. That's why, for the past 3 years, Google Pixel devices have been consistently rated in the top tier of smartphone cameras in the industry. Google's HDR+, Portrait Mode, Night Sight, and other Google Camera features are just some of the most...

Latest Google Camera mod adds Tracking Autofocus & Motion Metering in Night Sight on the Pixel/Pixel 2

While nearly everything about the Google Pixel 3 leaked ahead of its release, we didn't know everything about the camera prior to the announcement. One of the biggest selling points of the Pixel line of devices has always been their cameras, and the Pixel 3 is no different. Done largely through software, what makes the...

Get Google Camera’s Night Sight on MIUI Global 10 on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Mi 8 [Root]

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S and the Xiaomi Mi 8 are both great photography devices, and they're getting even better in the latest version of the Chinese MIUI that's currently in closed beta. The company is bringing back some features from the Mi Mix 3 to previous devices with the same hardware. While that means...

Google Camera’s Night Sight actually improves daylight shots too

Night Sight in the Google Camera has been one of the most exciting features from the Pixel 3 and now it's available for all Pixel phones. There have also been a number of ports that bring this amazing feature to non-Pixel devices. As the name implies, Night Sight is intended for use at night. It...