Google Pixel 4’s astrophotography mode, Live Caption coming to older Pixels

Android Authority‘s Pixel 4 content is brought to you by MNML Case, makers of the world’s thinnest phone case. Save 25% on your Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL case using the discount code AAPixel4

One of the most astounding Google Pixel 4 features is the astrophotography mode, using multiple exposures to create a four minute exposure of the night sky.

It’s an extremely cool feature in theory, but you won’t need to buy a Google Pixel 4 to get your hands on the mode. Google has announced that the astrophotography mode is indeed coming to the Pixel 3 series as well as the budget-focused Pixel 3a duo.

According to Android Police, the Pixel 4’s hardware makes it capable of shooting longer exposures than the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a series. So you can likely expect better results using the newer phone, but we’re still glad to see brand-new Google camera features coming to older devices.

This isn’t the only feature coming to the older phones, as Google told Android Police that Live Caption was coming to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a too. Live Caption delivers captions to any local or web video viewed on a user’s phone, with the associated machine learning all done on-device too. This means you don’t need an internet connection to enjoy captions on your videos.

The outlet says Live Caption is coming to the older Pixel phones in December, so you won’t have much longer to wait. Hopefully we see the feature on third-party devices before the end of the year too, as Google advertised it as an Android 10 feature after all.

More posts about Google Pixel 4

Pixel 4 XL back on table 4

What Google got right and what Google got wrong on Pixel day

Pixel 4 XL camera macro 1 imp

Are you buying the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, or neither? (Poll of the Week)

google assistant Made by Google 19

Google unveils the ‘new Google Assistant’ (Updated)

Clearly White Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL on a shelf

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL vs the competition

Google Pixel 4 black in hand

Google Pixel 4 hands-on: Picture perfect in nearly every way

motion sense Made by Google 19

Google Pixel 4 Motion Sense explained: What it can (and can’t) do for now

Clearly White Google Pixel 4 camera bump

The best Google Pixel 4 cases you can buy

Powered by WPeMatico