Follow Theverge, Pixel phones have long been the champion in smartphone photography, but Google fell short of its title for a long time by using the same 12.2 MP Sony IMX 363 sensor from the Pixel 3 to Pixel 5 and 5A.
The ultimate photography on the Pixel 6 series is a combination of hardware and software
The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro’s main cameras now both have larger 50 MP sensors than their predecessors and down to 12.5 MP output when pixel binning is applied, allowing it to can capture 150% more light than the Pixel 5.
Both Pixel 6 models have an ultra-wide camera with a 12 MP sensor. The Pixel 6 Pro alone has a third 48MP telephoto camera with 4x optical zoom. On the front, the Pixel 6 has an 8MP sensor with an 84-degree field of view, while the Pixel 6 Pro has an 11.1MP sensor and a 94-degree field of view that makes it easier to take group selfies.
The rear camera setup of the Pixel 6 series is also radically different from previous Pixel models, where the hardware allows Google to further optimize through computational software.
Software developments also bring new features to the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. Google claims the improved Portrait Mode can better show different skin tones of more groups of people. Meanwhile, the Face Unblur feature promises to use multiple images captured with each shutter release to keep faces sharp even when capturing moving pictures. Motion Mode is designed for action and long exposure shots, offering aesthetics such as trailing a car through a nightscape or capturing moving subjects that blur the background and create an alluring sense of speed. than. Finally, Magic Eraser will attempt to erase distracting objects.
It is known that Google introduced the automatic object removal feature at Google I/O 2017, six months before the Pixel 2’s launch, however the feature has not appeared until now via Magic Eraser, despite how it works. slightly different motion.