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Oppo Find X3 series coming 2021 with new display tech for advanced color reproduction

Oppo Find X3 series coming 2021 with new display tech for advanced color reproduction

Oppo hosted its annual Inno Day event this week, and while the main attraction may have been its futuristic rollable phone concept, we also got some news about its next flagship series. The follow-up to this year's impressive Find X2 lineup is confirmed for launch next year and Oppo has teased a new color management system that's more advanced than anything we've seen to date.

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Google Camera takes page from iPhone playbook, preps wide-gamut imaging — maybe to debut on Pixel 4

Google Camera takes page from iPhone playbook, preps wide-gamut imaging — maybe to debut on Pixel 4

The camera in Google's Pixels has always taken some of the best photos in the world of smartphones, but they might be getting some expanded color chops soon — if not in existing hardware, then maybe in the Pixel 4. Google may be gearing up to add P3 wide color gamut support to the Pixel's first-party Google Camera app. According to some code dug up and enabled by developer cstark27 and subsequently tested by XDA Developers, Google has already integrated at least some of the required changes, and they were able to turn it on for testing.

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Weekend poll: Do you use a calibrated color profile on your phone?

Weekend poll: Do you use a calibrated color profile on your phone?

One of the more vocal complaints leveled against Google's Pixel 2 phones was the display's default color calibration. Although some might prefer the over-saturated vibrance of less accurate color profiles, Google opted for a more calibrated default that was closer to sRGB as a means of providing color-accurate backward compatibility with apps that didn't immediately declare their color space.

Of course, Google later provided an update with a more saturated option for those that wanted it. But we're curious, how many of you actually use calibrated color profiles?

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Android O feature spotlight: Android will support wide color gamut profiles in apps

Android O feature spotlight: Android will support wide color gamut profiles in apps

Color profiles aren't exactly a sexy topic, but in the worlds of professional photography and video, knowing what colors your display can accurately reproduce is hugely important, and equally important is knowing exactly which color profiles it's capable of representing. To date, supporting color profiles in Android has largely been incumbent upon device manufacturers and chip vendors, meaning there was no one solution for figuring out which profiles a device could display. With Android O, Google will offer a native way for developers to specify a way to display their apps in wide color gamut modes if a device marks them as supported.

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