Your photos published on Instagram will find a better shine with the next version of Android, reports the specialized site

Android Central


Changes to the Camera API in Android 12 will allow the social network to easily access the phone's camera and use many previously restricted features.

Users will thus get closer to the experience that owners of an iPhone can have.

Apple devices already allow Instagram to take advantage of the features present with the phone's camera, recalls



Thus, with Android 12, which will be unveiled at the Google I / O 2021 conference, the Camera2 API will be able to access all the algorithms related to image processing.

The quality of the camera put to use

Applications like Instagram - for which image quality is important - or even Snapchat, will be able to take full advantage of the possibilities offered by devices running Android 12. Most of them are equipped with cameras and algorithms. efficient image processing.

However, it will be up to each phone manufacturer to decide whether Android 12 can give access to all the possibilities offered by the camera to third-party applications via the API.

With its Pixel devices, Google has already made this choice.


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