Google debuted an astrophotography mode on the Pixel 4 collection again in late 2019, coming to earlier Pixels as nicely. The mode permits customers to take astrophotography pictures, combining 16 15-second frames to get the ultimate, star-filled outcome.
Now, 9to5Google has dug into the most recent model of the Pixel Tips app (126.96.36.1993287606), discovering references to an “astrotimelapse” feature. There’s no additional data on what precisely this could be, however we’ve an thought of what to anticipate.
Our greatest guess is that Google is engaged on the flexibility to document timelapse movies of the evening sky, utilizing a related precept because the astrophotography mode however spitting out a video as an alternative of a picture. It wouldn’t be the primary Android producer to supply this feature although.
Realme debuted a Starry Timelapse feature on the Realme 8 Pro earlier this 12 months, taking 15 16-second exposures to generate one body of video. The producer mentioned on the time that you just’d have to shoot for eight minutes to get one second of video on this mode. Check out a few samples from the Realme 8 Pro beneath.
We’re due to this fact anticipating a related feature on the Google Pixel line, however hopefully we see shorter capturing occasions for the ultimate outcome. In any occasion, 9to5Google says the astrotimelapse feature appears to verify when you’re operating model 8.2.Three of the Google Camera app. The newest model is 8.2.2, suggesting that a new replace could be across the nook.