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This article was published on May 28, 2014


Google Camera for Android gets timer, option to take pictures while shooting video, 16:9 aspect ratio, and more

Google Camera for Android gets timer, option to take pictures while shooting video, 16:9 aspect ratio, and more Image by: Justin Sullivan
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Google today updated its Google Camera app for Android with a multitude of new features. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play.

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First up, the new version lets you set a timer (tap the menu button and then the clock icon) so you can take photos with either a three-second or a 10-second delay. It also lets you take pictures while shooting video. It’s worth noting that both these feature were available before and were only added back recently.

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Google also notes you can now “capture landscape scenes with your left-hand” as well as choose between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios (the former option is new). Finally, there are two new creative Panorama picture modes: wide angle and fisheye.

See also – Google’s stock Android KitKat camera app arrives on Google Play with new Lens Blur mode

Image Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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