In recent years, the photographic capabilities of smartphones have improved considerably and great merit goes to the Google team and the solutions developed to maximize the potential of the small sensors available on phones, then exploited by the developer community for their own alternative projects, such as for example Google Camera PX.
This is one of the various solutions designed to bring the main features of Google Camera even to devices not made by the Mountain View giant and which has now arrived at version 8.1, whose initial release has been available for a few hours.
The news of Google Camera PX 8.1
There are several innovations introduced with version 8.1.008 of Google Camera PX, such as fixes for the first start, an option to disable focus tracking and motion photos, OPModes to correct the EIS, an option to disable Synthetic Fill Flash, color enhancement on Xiaomi Mi Note 10, an option to disable automatic Night Sight mode on photos and portraits, buttons in the drop-down menu to enable or disable AWB, an option to choose between Pixel 2, Pixel 3, IMX586 and IMX686 AWB, disabling Saber on unsupported sensors, and improving color saturation.
This new version, based on Google Camera 8.1, was created in collaboration with @ cstark27 and @ johngalt1 and works on both the Google Pixel range of smartphones and those of other manufacturers. According to what is learned, it does not work on devices animated by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, as well as on those of Samsung and OnePlus.
Here are some pictures of the new version of Google Camera PX version 8.1.008:
How to download the new version of the app
If we have piqued your curiosity and you have a device compatible with Google Camera PX version 8.1.008, you can download it from the site dedicated to the project by following this link.