The function was found by an APK teardown of the MIUI Camera app from the MIUI 12 China beta ROM. It appears to have already gone stay on the newest MIUI 12 beta construct for the Poco F2 Pro. As could be seen from screenshots shared by Polish Telegram consumer @hardziol, the function can be utilized to seize mesmerizing scenes of transferring clouds, flowing rivers and so forth. utilizing automated gradual shutter pace.
In the MIUI Camera app, Xiaomi additionally gives a number of tricks to novice customers about how finest to utilize the brand new function. According to the corporate, “This mode makes moving water (rivers, waterfalls, and lakes) look like satin”. Xiaomi additionally advises to make use of a tripod for finest outcomes. It’s not solely clear which precise gadgets will get the brand new mode as soon as its prepared for prime-time. Meanwhile, let’s hope that we get to know extra on the topic sooner relatively than later.
The Astrophotography Mode was first launched with the Pixel 4 final yr. It has since been rolled out to different Pixel gadgets, together with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a. The function can also be anticipated to be accessible out-of-the-box within the Pixel 4a. It is an enchancment over the Pixel 3’s Night Sight that allows customers to take clear pictures in low gentle by brightening up even the darkest scenes.