Articles tagged "google-pixel-2"

Why smartphone cameras are blowing our minds

To overcome the limitations of smaller camera sensors and lenses, smartphone manufacturers are leaning hard into computational innovation. Here's why we're excited about what's happening in mobile imaging.

DPReview on TWiT: tech trends in smartphone cameras

On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TWiT Network, DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal talks with host Leo Laporte and co-host Megan Morrone about some of the newest tech trends in smartphone cameras.

Google enables HDR+ for Instagram and other apps on Google Pixel 2

Google's Visual Core image co-processor in the Google Pixel 2 has finally been activated, bringing the ability to use the phone's impressive HDR+ mode in third-party photo apps like Instagram.

Google Camera mod brings Pixel 2 portrait mode to older devices

Thanks to Charles Chow, developer of the Camera NX Google camera mod, the Pixel 2's portrait mode is now available on the original Google Pixel, the Nexus 5X, and the 6P

Google rolls out 'Saturated' mode to address Pixel 2 XL display issues

Google has released a Saturated mode to 'fix' the dull colors issue on the Pixel 2 XL smartphone. Find out why we think this was a step in the wrong direction, but likely only an intermediate solution before a more proper fix.

Google software update will address some Pixel 2 XL display issues

Google will release a Pixel 2 XL software update "in the next few weeks" to address complaints of "dull" display colors, and says the "burn in" issue isn't actually a problem.

Google may address 'dull' colors of Pixel 2 XL display, is investigating burn-in reports

Google's Pixel 2 might have the 'world's highest rated smartphone camera', but the phone's display is causing serious headaches for the company. From 'dull' colors to reports of burn-in and blue tint, some troubling reports are haunting the tech giant this week.

Google Research explains the Pixel 2 portrait mode

Google Research did a deep dive on the Pixel 2 smartphone's background-blurring portrait mode that uses neural networking and dual-pixel technology instead of a dual-camera setup.

Surprise! Google hid a custom-built image processor inside the Pixel 2

Google's Visual Core is an Image Signal Processor designed to power and accelerate HDR+ processing and other imaging tasks in the new Pixel 2 devices (and beyond).

Google shares high-resolution Pixel 2 sample photos

Google has shared a set of high-resolution, unedited sample photos captured with the new 'world's highest rated smartphone camera': The Google Pixel 2. Check them out for yourself here.

Google's unlimited full-res photo storage for Pixel 2 owners ends in 2020

Google is telling prospective Pixel 2 buyers that they'll get unlimited full-res photo and video storage in Google Photos... but there's a catch. That service will end in 2020.

Google Pixel 2 trumps iPhone as 'best smartphone camera' with highest DxOMark score ever

DxOMark got their hands on the Google Pixel 2 early, and you could say they were impressed. In fact, they awarded it the highest score they've EVER given a smartphone camera.

Google unveils Pixel 2 phones: Adds OIS, Dual Pixel powered Portrait Mode and more

Google's new flagship smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, boast some impressive new features for photo and video nerds: from OIS, to Dual Pixel autofocus and beyond.

Live coverage of the Google Pixel 2 launch on DPReview

Join us as we live Tweet from the Google Pixel 2 launch and offer up-to-the-minute takes on the camera technology Google is putting into its newest flagship phones.