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[REQ] G2-optimized GoogleCamera

OP DerSpatz

23rd April 2014, 01:44 AM   |  #1  
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Hey folks!

The recently published new camera app from Google has some nice features. Unfortunately, as many other camera apps for the G2, this camera app lacks in picture quality in comparison to the G2 stock camera and its derivatives...

I'm not a developer but I thought that maybe it would be possible to modify the GoogleCamere to shoot better pictures using our beloved G2...

What do you think?

Bye, Spatz
23rd April 2014, 02:17 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by DerSpatz

Hey folks!

The recently published new camera app from Google has some nice features. Unfortunately, as many other camera apps for the G2, this camera app lacks in picture quality in comparison to the G2 stock camera and its derivatives...

I'm not a developer but I thought that maybe it would be possible to modify the GoogleCamere to shoot better pictures using our beloved G2...

What do you think?

Bye, Spatz

Why not just use one of the posted g2 camera mods? They're already optimized.

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23rd April 2014, 02:21 AM   |  #3  
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Why not just use one of the posted g2 camera mods? They're already optimized.

Because,
1. most of them are only updated for stock roms and
2. the don't have those nice new functions like focus control, that the new GoogleCamera offers...
23rd April 2014, 03:08 AM   |  #4  
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The camera mods change more than just the camera app.
I find the Google camera just as good as far as basic photo quality.

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23rd April 2014, 09:07 AM   |  #5  
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Most of the optimisations in the camera of OEM phones is in the app, but many are in the Kernel. Without both you will never get the same level of quality.
Porting them over is just not possible since its not just about settings, but also drivers and often you will not get the benefit of the drivers without the OEM app.
26th April 2014, 03:18 AM   |  #6  
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I wouldn't mind only a mod to select 16:9 for pictures instead of only 4:3 formats.

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26th April 2014, 07:18 PM   |  #7  
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I wouldn't mind only a mod to select 16:9 for pictures instead of only 4:3 formats.

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+1 with transparent camera shutterbar and 10 megapixel 16:9 option yeah!
29th April 2014, 12:45 AM   |  #8  
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This!

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