Usa.-The different filters that make up manufacturers into the operating system of smartphones, have always been supported by some fans of photography, among them is the so-called «Beauty Mode» which, although not a serious problem, could disappear in some future android operating system, or at least partially, as confirmed by technological researchers. Beauty mode on some devices works automatically and without the possibility to disable such tool, avoiding the possibility of obtaining images more attached to reality, a mandatory option that Google could disable.
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According to a preliminary copy of the Android 11 CDD (Compatibility Definithion Document) document, a document that sets out the guide manufacturers must follow for their devices to be certified.
After editing @MaxWinebach’s review of the Vivo X50 Pro, I realized I didn’t mention an interesting change in Google’s Android 11 Compatibility Definition Document.Google is proposing a new line in Section 7.5.4 – Camera Behavior API.https://t.co/vWp8zgqRJ5 — Mishaal Rahman (@MishaalRahman)
July 16, 2020
So did Mishaal Rahman, Member of XDA-Developers who discovered the new section of the camera API, which explains the modification.
«For any Android API. Hardware. camera2. CameraDevice or android.hardware.Camera.API, MUST ensure that the facial appearance is NOT altered including, but not limited to altering facial geometry, facial skin tone or facial skin smoothing».
While this may represent a modification to the previous operation of the camera on some devices, it may not be the end of «beauty mode» as long as the manufacturer complies with certification standards. You might also be interested: Today is World Emoji Day: Why is July 17 celebrated? Tips to keep your Internet from getting slow