How to get portrait mode on Pixel, Nexus, and other Android devices

android portrait - How to get portrait mode on Pixel, Nexus, and other Android devices

The camera quality of Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 series smartphones especially the portrait mode is quite impressive. It offers better mobile photography than other flagships like the Samsung Galaxy Note series and the iPhone series. Google’s dual-pixel technology divided a single pixel into two left and right pixels as same as the dual camera lens. The Pixel 2/Pixel 3 series camera can calculate the depth effect and differentiate between the objects in the background and foreground.

Get portrait mode on Pixel, Nexus Devices

Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) with machine learning technology offers better image and focus or blur them automatically. The Google Lens and Night Mode feature is a cube of ice on the top. Offers sharp details, less noise, and better day/night light effects without any customization.

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 camera app has been ported for Android Oreo and Pie running devices with almost the same features. The Google Camera App modified version available for most of the Android models. It offers HDR+, Portrait mode, Video Stabilization, Zero Shutter Lag, Google Lens, and Google’s AR Stickers, etc. You can get the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X compatible camera apps, AR Core, AR Stickers from here.

Get portrait mode on other Android devices

While the Pixel and the 2015 Nexus smartphones can get portrait mode from here. You need to just download and install the Camera NX V7.3 APK file on your smartphone. Thanks to a developer called Arnova8G2 who has ported Camera NX 7.3 and managed for other Android devices as well. Such as OnePlus 3/3T, Moto G5S Plus, and Galaxy Note 8, and more. Arnova8G2 has also modified GCam app for Nokia, Lenovo, Moto, Asus, Xiaomi, Huawei devices according to its compatibility over Android versions.

By Subodh Gupta

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