Google Camera with HDR+ added can be sideloaded on many 2016-17 Android models

Google Camera with HDR+ added can be sideloaded on many 2016-17 Android models
The camera found on the Google Pixel impressed us when we reviewed the phone last year. The software used by the Pixel in the processing of photographs is obviously doing a fabulous job, thanks to the HDR+ feature. Now, an app developer named B-S-G has posted a modification to Google Camera that delivers the HDR+ technology to any Android handset running the Snapdragon 820, Snapdragon 821 and the Snapdragon 835 chipsets. XDA tried it out with several phones such as the LG G6 , OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 5, and the Samsung Galaxy S8.

The bottom line? The software provided definite improvements in the processing of photographs shot with these handsets. XDA's theory, after finding references to "PixelXL2" in the code, is that the modifications trick the app into thinking that it is running on a sequel to the Pixel.

Install Google Camera with HDR+ added through the use of this APK file from XDA. Simply click on this link.

And if you want to see how adding HDR+ can improve your photos, click on the slideshow below. You will find alternating images taken by the camera on the OnePlus 3. The first picture in each series uses the regular default software that the phone shipped with. The second image in the series shows how the Google Camera app with HDR+ makes a photo look brighter and clearer.

source: XDA


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