Google activates the Pixel 2’s secret photo chip in new Android 8.1 beta

Shortly after announcing the the Pixel 2, Google surprised everyone by revealing the phone actually has a secret photography chip that had not yet been activated. Google just turned it on for the first time with the latest (and final) developer preview of Android 8.1 Called the Pixel Visual Core, it’s the first processor designed by Google, although it got some help from Intel. The eight-core chip is meant to speed up the grunt work involved with the software side of photography, such as fantastic HDR+ processing on the Pixel 2, as well as other AI-powered tasks. In fact, Google… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Android,Google

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By | 2017-11-27T21:47:16+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Eli Logan Longview|Comments Off on Google activates the Pixel 2’s secret photo chip in new Android 8.1 beta

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