Google’s Pixel phones might be famous for their unbelievable picture and video-taking art, but sound recording is 1 area where the handset variety could stand to find a bit more love.
Luckily, Google has listened to its customers, confirming a Pixel Community User forum thread dating back to 2016 (after a recent report by Android Police) it will apply external microphone service as part of an upgrade to its camera app, which may arrive together with the Pixel 3 to October 18, 2018.
“At precisely the exact same time as Pixel 3 launching (October 18th), we’ll introduce support for Android-compatible plugged-in outside microphones in the default camera app for all apparatus,” said a part of Google’s Pixel camera technology group.
Mic support will soon be accessible through the USB Type-C interface on the Pixel two , Pixel two XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL (you will probably require a dongle for this ), although the initial Pixel scope have access to a 3.5millimeter headphone jack.
Together with external mic assistance, the Pixel 3’s camera program may bring a lot of new features, such as superb selfies, super zoom and’Top Shot’, which carries several photographs for you personally and then utilizes machine learning how to choose the very best one.