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Google's Night Sight launches for all Pixel phones

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Google's Night Sight launches for all Pixel phones

https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/1 ... -download/

Google camera with night sight mode is officially out and available for pixels (1st to 3rd gen). The sideload apk versions had issues with stability from what some of my friends using the first gen pixel told me. Hope official version fixed that

At the Pixel 3 launch event in NYC, Google showed off what it called "Night Sight," a feature that produced incredible looking photos in a near-absence of light. Modified versions of the Google Camera app gave everyone willing to sideload them an early taste at the feature, but the wait is now over. And according to Google, Night Sight is rolling out for all Pixel devices, past and present, in the coming days.


In a Blog post on the subject today — which goes into delightful detail about precisely how Night Sight works — the specifics of compatibility were revealed as well. Although it's rolling out to the 2016 Pixel and Pixel 2 as well as the Pixel 3, aspects of its performance are precisely tuned for the latter, so don't expect quite the same experience on each. The OG Pixel also lacks optical image stabilization, so it has to use shorter exposures, which can further compromise the quality compared to more recent hardware. Still, it's pretty slick to see a two-year-old device picking up new features.

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iPhone XS (left) and Pixel 3 w/ Night Sight (right).
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Posted on the Pixel 3 thread...

Impressive and I'm not into pics. lol
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So its only applicable to google phones?No luck for samsung galaxy s8?
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I read somewhere on XDA forums, there was a mod camera apk file. Follow XDA on Facebook for any new updates.

PS. I just installed the apk file and took a shot in my dark bedroom (only the computer monitor on), WOW!
frendzpz wrote:
Nov 14th, 2018 8:00 pm
So its only applicable to google phones?No luck for samsung galaxy s8?
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frendzpz wrote:
Nov 14th, 2018 8:00 pm
So its only applicable to google phones?No luck for samsung galaxy s8?
I've had good luck with Tolyan009 releases
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Sweet! Still no sign of it on my Pixel 2 XL, but it's usually a couple days/ weeks before these features show up.
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frendzpz wrote:
Nov 14th, 2018 8:00 pm
So its only applicable to google phones?No luck for samsung galaxy s8?
Go to Pro mode and crank up the ISO and/or exposure length. No night mode needed. Grinning Face With Smiling Eyes
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wearysky wrote:
Nov 15th, 2018 3:13 pm
Sweet! Still no sign of it on my Pixel 2 XL, but it's usually a couple days/ weeks before these features show up.
FWIW I got a Google Camera update yesterday for my (original) Pixel XL, the What's new / Description did not say anything about Night Sight, but the feature is there after the update.
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ssiu wrote:
Nov 15th, 2018 5:35 pm
FWIW I got a Google Camera update yesterday for my (original) Pixel XL, the What's new / Description did not say anything about Night Sight, but the feature is there after the update.
Yup, it showed up for me too. Nice surprise to see a "Google is rolling out this feature for everybody" and have it actually roll out for me. :) It's pretty impressive just how much light it manages to pull. Here's a off/on comparison from my P2XL:

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Nov 16th, 2018 9:02 am
Yup, it showed up for me too. Nice surprise to see a "Google is rolling out this feature for everybody" and have it actually roll out for me. :) It's pretty impressive just how much light it manages to pull. Here's a off/on comparison from my P2XL:

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Your second pic wasnt loading, fixed it (I think)
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Gboard2 wrote:
Nov 16th, 2018 9:31 am
Your second pic wasnt loading, fixed it (I think)
Tks. Forgot that I had cut and pasted the BBCode directly from imgur, so I didn't need to click the img button in here as well :)
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