When Google exited the Pixel 5 And the 4a 5G Earlier this year, you can use the company Astrophotography mode With any of their primary cameras. But that is not the case anymore. After Google updated its camera app in November, the Pixel community recently found that you can’t use the feature with the Pixel 5 and 4a 5G’s ultra-wide cameras. Google has not commented on the removal, but Prof. Recently updated support The page confirms the change, noting that “On Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5, star photography only works on zoom settings equal to or greater than 1x”.
It’s not clear why Google decided to tweak the astrophotography feature, but like Gizmodo One possible explanation indicates that it didn’t produce great shots using the wide-angle cameras on those phones. a Support topic They found showing them several sets of comparison photos, and in each case, those captured by the wide-angle cameras of the Pixel 5 and 4a 5G had a nasty green tint and ugly digital noise. Not many Pixel owners seem to be sad about the change, but either way, we reached out to Google for more information. We will update this article when we receive a response from the company.