Tag Archive: HDR+


Vivo announces ‘Super HDR’ that uses AI for better smartphone pictures

The new tech has a dynamic range up to 14 EV.

Vivo’s been experimenting with a lot of cutting-edge technology this year with phones like the X20 Plus UD and Apex, and it’s shifting its focus on photography with the recent announcement of its new “Super HDR” platform.

Super HDR is supposed to be an upgrade over the current HDR shooting modes found in most smartphone cameras these days, and to do this, Vivo says it’s harnessing  [Read More…]

Google Camera port now supports RAW images and full HDR+ control

The latest update for the Google Camera app port brings RAW image capture, full HDR customization, and numerous performance tweaks.

Last month, a developer in Ukraine created a forked version of the Google Camera app that allowed it to be installed on a lot of other Android phones not made by Google. The port’s been riddled with quite a few bugs and missing features since its initial release, but the latest update takes this from being an experiment to  [Read More…]

Google Camera HDR+ Port APK updated with Zero Shutter Lag

The Google Camera app found on the Pixel devices was ported with working HDR+ mode earlier this month to pretty much any device that ran on a Snapdragon 820/821 or 835 chip to install the APK. The problem was that although the functionality reflected that found on the Pixel devices, the experience was somewhat lacking. […]

From the Editor’s Desk: Fun with HDR+

Port of Pixel camera app to other phones shows Google is still almost unmatched in computational photography.

One of the major trends in smartphones in the past year has been the rise of computational photography — using the vast computing power of modern phones to get better pictures from the tiny lenses and sensors in our devices. However wrong Vic Gundotra was in his recent tirade against Android cameras, he was basically right in saying that improvements  [Read More…]