Apple’s reign over the smartphone and smart devices market is long over. Taken together, there are now more Android devices around the world than there are iPhones and iPads.
If you are still holding on to your iPhone, you might be persuaded to switch by this piece of news: Google has just improved its camera.
The search giant has added two new features to its Android cameras: burst support and raw image formats.
With burst mode, the new Android camera can take a series of photos and merge them into one HDR image. While raw formats allow people to do some serious image processing for their photos.
But what is more important is that Google is going to make both APIs available to developers. This will give mobile app developers the chance to incorporate both improvements into their own apps.
But if that is enough, you should know that there are stuff that you can do right now while waiting for Google to upgrade their camera. What are these?
1. Add filters. If you are a big Instagram fan, you will love it that Google now allows you to use filters with your photos. You only need to go to the photo you want to change and tap on edit. You can choose from Google’s own filters for your photos!
2. Add a border. There are borders for you to play with as well. You can even add two or more borders.
3. Crop your photos. Google’s image editing suite can also help you crop out unwanted elements in your photo.
Other things you can do with the image editing features that comes with your Android camera? You can rotate and straighten your photos, or you can play with its colors. Android allows you to adjust your photo’s exposure, brightness, vibrancy, contrast and other elements.
Or you could just adjust the curves for your photo to make it easier for you to get the right hue, contrast and color.
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