Google's new Pixel smartphone packs crazy good camera

Google Pixel rocks the 'best smartphone camera ever made'

Published Tue, Oct 4 2016 11:32 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:58 AM CST

Google has made its new Pixel smartphone official, teasing it will rock a 12.3MP camera that Google calls the "best smartphone camera ever made" - a huge claim, for a company pushing into a hardware in a new way.

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The new Pixel smartphone features the 12.3MP sensor with f/2.0 and HDR+ technology, with some beautiful images taken on Pixel shown during the unveiling. Google said that the speed of the camera app is 'really important', with a smaller capture time than any other smartphone Google has tested.

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Pixel has some incredible video stabilization technology, with some amazing results shown by Google. It was actually pretty incredible to see, almost like a 3-axis stabilization system.

Google will be allowing unlimited, full resolution photos and 4K videos on Pixel through their Google Photos app - another incredible touch by Google.

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