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So just in case not everyone follows The Droid Life, I thought I'd post the new Camera App since photography quality seems to be one of biggest aspects of the phone people chase.

Let's see how it stacks against our Generous Dev's Xdabbed's and Jishnu's modified camera apps that they have done wonders with. I don't know if it'll be of any use to us since they've been pushing the stock app to the max, but maybe it's worth giving a try for UI experience.

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Google Cam APK

Here's the DL overview of it. Tour

I myself don't think it will compare with the quality and feature's Xdabbed has packed into his but new stock options are always nice.

Update: Ok so I've done my first comparison. Both at 13MP, Med/Low Lighting, and forced flash with a steady arm.

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Strange, but to me the google cam looks a alot sharper quality as per the rug and cat fur. The colors also look deeper i.e. the pink leopard spots. I'll have to play around more

Update 2: So I believe Google's Cam takes amazing pictures in ideal lighting and photo conditions, but Xdab's really strives at being a more versatile photo taker when it comes to other conditions such as low light.
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Yeah, I saw this on D-L also. So far I am very impressed and happy to have Photo-sphere back in the arsenal.

One thing I want to try and do is hack the app to either add a 10Mwide [16:9] option or change the parameters on the 7.7M option to be the 10Mwide format that is available on the stock LG camera. Which is the one i use the most and allows for the full screen view w/ semi-transparent shutter button.
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played around for a while. could not get photo sphere to work correctly. blur effect is good. images to me don't appear to be any better than lg stock camera app. certainly not many filters/effects etc. thanks for the download thought.
 
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So just in case not everyone follows The Droid Life, I thought I'd post the new Camera App since photography quality seems to be one of biggest aspects of the phone people chase.

Let's see how it stacks against our Generous Dev's Xdabbed's and Jishnu's modified camera apps that they have done wonders with. I don't know if it'll be of any use to us since they've been pushing the stock app to the max, but maybe it's worth giving a try for UI experience.

Google Cam APK

Here's the DL overview of it. Tour

I myself don't think it will compare with the quality and feature's Xdabbed has packed into his but new stock options are always nice.

Update: Ok so I've done my first comparison. Both at 13MP, Med/Low Lighting, and forced flash with a steady arm.

Modified Stock:


Google Cam:


Compare Photos Link

Strange, but to me the google cam looks a alot sharper quality as per the rug and cat fur. The colors also look deeper i.e. the pink leopard spots. I'll have to play around more
this is awesome. i love the blur effect. kinda like the M8 instead of having 2 camersa you raise the camera a bit and it takes another shot to create the depth of field effect.GENIUS!
 
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I'm gonna play around with this a little more, but I actually think this might be a little sharper than X's mod.

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The Google cam does look more contrast-y in the comparison pics.
Photosphere worked fine for me. LG gallery displays 3d panorama ok but Google gallery is better.
 
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Why it says not compatible with my phone ?

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Why it says not compatible with my phone ?

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Are you on 4.4+? You have to be, Can't be installed on 4.2.2
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Are you on 4.4+? You have to be, Can't be installed on 4.2.2
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In some phones the capture button is transparent. Why in the g2 is not and how can I get it to be transparent? I have cm11 with gapps but the camera app in the play store didn't let me update but install.

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