Google is expected to expand its Pixel 6 lineup with the release of the Pixel 6a smartphone on July 28, and according to press reports , Google has now rolled out a new update to the Google Camera app for the Pixel series ahead of the Pixel 6a launch.
The report states that version 8.5 of the Google Camera app does not bring any significant changes in design or functionality, but does include some basic software updates required for the upcoming Pixel 6a smartphone, and this new update combines the main camera hardware in the Pixel 6 series phones with the computing prowess of the Google chip. Tensor which is expected to improve the camera quality in the Pixel 6a smartphone.
Availability of the new update for the Google Camera app
According to the report, version 8.5 of the Google Camera app is available on the Play Store. The report also mentions that the new version of the app has been rolled out widely across all currently supported Pixel models, which even includes mid-range devices like the Pixel 5a.
The importance of the Google Camera app
The report notes that the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro phones “marked a major upgrade to the camera hardware used in Google smartphones”.
However, Google’s software is primarily responsible for the improved photography experience offered by the latest Pixel series. The company claims that the Google Camera app enhances the quality of photos as the user clicks on them.
This camera app has some important features that offer features like “ Real Tone ” which accurately reflects a person’s skin tone and other tools like “ Super Res Zoom ”.