Millions of Android owners receive free phone upgrade that boosts their camera

GOOGLE is giving its Pixel Camera app a major overhaul to make snapping photos of moments flying by much easier.

Of course, the redesign is only available to Pixel owners.

The Camera app icon has been updated slightly to make it larger and brighter


The Camera app icon has been updated slightly to make it larger and brighterPhoto credit: 9to5Google

However, their devices must be running Android 14.

Switching from photo to video should be made easier with a more accessible switch at the bottom of the screen.

The video control is also more widely distributed.

Interestingly, the Photo and Video mode switch remembers which mode you last used every time you open the Pixel Camera app.

After the update, the settings panel is displayed by swiping up – not swiping down.

Alternatively, you can simply click on the gear icon at the bottom left.

Night Sight is also just a swipe away.

Most modifications also allow for one-handed access – ideal for capturing memories on the fly.

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Externally, the Camera app icon has been slightly updated to make it larger and brighter.

The camera icon that appears is now larger and bluer than before.

Since the update only works on Android 14, some people will be excluded from it.

Only Google Pixel devices 4a 5G and above are eligible for this update.

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