As soon as the Pixel 3 shipped, customers began identifying a missing element in the camera app. Although marketing materials promised that users could record video at 60fps in 1080p, there was (and still is) no manual setting for switching to the higher frame rate, which some Pixel 3 owners argue is false advertising. In fact, it’s not even possible to manually set video to 60fps in 720p. Almost a month later, Google has acknowledged the issue, but hasn’t promised a fix yet. Read MoreConfused about the Pixel 3’s missing 60fps video option? Here’s what’s going on was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
We recently learned that the Pixel 3 is pretty good at shooting video, and it turns out that it’s not bad at playing video back either. The Pixel 3 XL supports 1440p60 HDR playback, a step up from the Pixel 2 XL’s 1080p60 HDR maximum.
left: Pixel 3. right: Pixel 3 XL.
1440p60 HDR is something that high-end Samsung flagships were previously capable of, but Google took away that ability around a year ago due to performance issues. Read MoreThe Pixel 3 XL is capable of 1440p60 HDR video playback was written by the awesome team at Android Police.