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7 killer tricks for your Pixel phone's camera

7 killer tricks for your Pixel phone's camera

Got a Pixel? Then you've got one of the best damn cameras in all the Android land. But hold the phone: Your kickass camera can do even more than you realize.

Sure, it takes incredible pictures — but that's just scratching the surface of the Pixel camera advantage. Google's homemade phones have thoughtfully created photo-related software with all sorts of scrumptious smarts baked in. And that means they're overflowing with useful tricks and tucked-away options that are all too easy to overlook.

In honor of my new Pixel Academy e-course — a totally free seven-day email adventure that helps you uncover tons of next-level Pixel treasures — I wanted to share some of my favorite hidden Pixel camera possibilities with you, my favorite Android Police pals.

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Huawei P50 leak shows the same massive camera bump as its Pro bro

Huawei P50 leak shows the same massive camera bump as its Pro bro

Yesterday we had our first look at the Huawei P50 Pro. Following close behind is the P50, sans Pro modifier, with a very similar set of leaks. According to the images, this presumably cheaper variant ditches the curved screen panel and has slightly thicker screen bezels. The distinctive giant camera module, with two bulbous lenses, remains in place.

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Last day to enter: Win a CoolPo video conference camera (US)

Last day to enter: Win a CoolPo video conference camera (US)

Videoconferencing has become the new normal following 2020, and although many people hop into video calls while in isolation, there are still plenty of occasions when you need to huddle in front of the camera with more people — be it your family chatting with relatives or co-workers presenting a project. That's where the CoolPo 360-degree videoconferencing camera comes in, and you have the chance to win one via the widget below.

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Samsung talks up what its next-gen ISOCELL camera sensors mean for smartphone image quality

Samsung talks up what its next-gen ISOCELL camera sensors mean for smartphone image quality

It's fair to say that cameras are the point of fiercest competition in high-end smartphones, with Google, Samsung, and Apple constantly one-upping each other. Samsung is showing off its latest innovation, which it calls ISOCELL 2.0. The improved image sensor cells will allow more light to be isolated in each chamber.

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The Realme 8 Pro will feature an all-new 108MP camera system

The Realme 8 Pro will feature an all-new 108MP camera system

Realme's recent phones have all gone pretty much the same way — incredible value considering the spec sheet, but slightly underwhelming cameras. That was true of the X2 Pro I reviewed last year and seemed to still be the case when Prasham recently looked at the X7 Pro 5G. The Oppo/OnePlus sibling is hoping to turn a corner with its next smartphone lineup, however, thanks to a brand-new 108MP camera system and a bunch of new features.

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Here's what every camera on the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra does

Here's what every camera on the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra does

You may or may not consider the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra a huge upgrade over the S20 Ultra, but there's no denying that the company changed up the camera setup a bit. The most notable change is the replacement of the 48MP periscope zoom camera with a dual 10MP telephoto setup, promising up to 10x optical zoom. Other than these two, the specs remain the same on paper: There's a 108MP primary camera, a 12MP ultra-wide, and a 40MP selfie cam.

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HMD Global publishes its new camera app to the Play Store for easy updates

HMD Global publishes its new camera app to the Play Store for easy updates

HMD Global produces many, many, many Nokia-branded Android phones. The company already had the camera app for most of its devices uploaded to the Play Store, so updates could be rolled out without the need for full OS upgrades, but now HMD has a new camera app on the store.

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Google's Nest Cam Indoor hits its lowest price ever at just $100

Google's Nest Cam Indoor hits its lowest price ever at just $100

If you're looking for a reliable yet simple indoor camera, the Nest Cam Indoor is a good choice. It packs all the security features you need, and is now selling for just under $100, which is about $30 less than its usual price.

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DJI announces new Pocket 2 stabilized camera with tons of improvements and accessories

DJI announces new Pocket 2 stabilized camera with tons of improvements and accessories

Mobile video doesn't always have to mean it's shot on a smartphone, and DJI proved that with the launch of the Osmo Pocket back in 2018. It took a while, but DJI is back with an updated version of the wand-with-a-camera called the Pocket 2, and it's improved in basically every way. The Pocket 2 follows the same basic form factor from the original, but with a new camera, improved audio system, and support for an accessory ecosystem.

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The Pixel 5's camera APK is available, but you may not be able to install it

The Pixel 5's camera APK is available, but you may not be able to install it

Now that the newest Pixel phones are out, people are, predictably, trying to install APKs pulled from them onto their older devices. We now have the Google Camera 8 APK uploaded to APK Mirror, but installation stories seem to be a mixed bag.

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