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This article was published on April 16, 2014

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

Google’s stock Android KitKat camera app arrives on Google Play with new Lens Blur mode Image by: Justin Sullivan
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Google today released its stock Google Camera app (via Android Police) for Android users running Kit Kat. The app includes a new mode, Lens Blur, for that fancy bokeh effect, as well as support for Photo Spheres and Panoramas.

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Other changes include UI improvements and a 100% viewfinder with no dropped pixels.

You’ll need Android 4.4 KitKat or later to install the app, but the good news is that you can now get camera updates directly from Google Play now instead of having to wait for your phone maker and carrier to send over an update.

➤ Google Camera for Android

Image Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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