According to XDA’s Mishaal Rahman and Android Police’s Artem Russakovskii, the characteristic is on the market in Google Camera 8.1 on at the least the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4XL. Some social media customers are claiming that it’s also out there on the Pixel 2XL, however we can’t verify that independently at this level.
A Google assist web page mentions that the Google Camera app on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G has a “storage” part and a “low storage mode” possibility. I’ve checked with 2 Pixel 5 homeowners who say it isn’t there, although.https://t.co/iD40YoCS4w
This is what it ought to appear like: pic.twitter.com/7rF9eEOEQS
— Mishaal Rahman (@MishaalRahman) November 16, 2020
According to Google, the Storage Saver mode reduces the dimensions of picture and video information to allow customers retailer extra media on their units. Turning it on, nevertheless, “may reduce image or video quality”, the corporate warned on its support pages. Interestingly, the corporate claims that the characteristic is on the market completely on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, though that doesn’t appear to be the case if Russakovskii’s put up is something to go by.
I’ve it too. Sideloaded 8.1 Google Camera, in any other case inventory Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 5. pic.twitter.com/wliDPhHBe8
— Artem Russakovskii (@ArtemR) November 17, 2020
Either approach, now that it’s seemingly out there on a complete host of Pixel handsets, it will likely be attention-grabbing to see if the corporate will replace its web site or withdraw assist from older units simply to match what appears to be an out-of-date assist web page. In case you personal a Pixel system, you’ll be able to download GCam 8.1 from APKMirror and see if the brand new characteristic works in your your mannequin.
Featured Screenshot Courtesy: Mishaal Rahman