Google Camera 8.1 adds a space saving mode for when your mobile is almost full

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The storage space our photos occupy is more current than ever, after Google announced that photo backup would be deducted from storage next year. The change will not affect to the current Google Pixelthough if he did, they have a new ally in the last google camera version 8.1.

A novelty of version 8.1 of Google Camera that has arrived later than the others is the storage section in its settings. In it, it is possible to activate a special mode for when you have little space left on your mobile, which reduces the quality of photos and videos to give you more space.


Save storage space

Like many Android mobiles they have a power saving mode, which closes applications more aggressively, limits power and sometimes turns the screen to black and white, Google’s camera app adds something similar, but to storage space.

In a new camera setting, present in Google Pixels that have the Google 8.1 camera installed, various options related to storage space on the mobile are displayed. At the top there is a progress bar where it is indicated how much space you have left and for how many photos and video minutes I should give you

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Just below, you can activate space saving mode, which is something like a shortcut to change various camera settings that will reduce the size of the photos and videos you take with your mobile. Specifically, the settings to save photos in RAW format, the resolution of photos and videos and photos in motion are changed Motion Photos.

This mode is presented as an emergency option when you have little space left on your mobile, and it is possible to configure it so that automatically deactivates when you have more than 1 GB free again . Finally, a shortcut is included to open Google Files, the application with which you can free up space on your mobile.

The novelty is being activated to users with a Google Pixel phone that has Google Camera 8.1 or higher, the update of which should arrive through Google Play. Otherwise, you can install it from APKMirror, although you will need to use your special installer.

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