Stock Android still does not have native video recording capabilities but Android OEMs have started building this feature into their skin. Xiaomi has also started including native screen feature on its devices like the Redmi Note 7 Pro, Poco F1, Redmi K20, Mi 9, Redmi 7, and others.
In this age of high-speed internet and Google Photos, not many people store offline copies of their photos on their computers or on external storage. However, not everyone has access to high-speed internet and millions of people across the world still prefer to save photos from their Android smartphone on their PC or on an external hard drive.
After quite a few months of wait, WhatsApp has finally gotten around to adding a native fingerprint lock feature to its Android client. The company had rolled out a similar feature to its iOS client with Touch ID/Face ID support a few months ago. For Android, the feature is still in beta, though it should be rolled out to the public version soon.
The Redmi K20 series comes with an impressive triple camera setup at the rear. They can take some impressive photos but one can further improve the overall image quality of the phones by using the modded Google Camera APK. Thanks to the wide community support, there is already an optimized version of the modded Google Camera (GCam) app for the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro.
Last week, Google and Amazon finally announced that Prime Video is coming to Chromecast and Android TV. What this means is that you can finally cast content from Prime Video on your Android smartphone or device to your TV. If you are confused as to how one can cast Prime Video content, follow this guide.
Samsung took its own time but it has finally rolled out the One UI update for the Galaxy M20, Galaxy M30, and Galaxy M10 smartphones. It also launched the Galaxy M40 recently running Android 9.0 Pie and One UI out of the box. Apart from packing a lot of customization options, One UI also packs some basic and useful features including the ability to record calls.
The Galaxy M40 is among the very few mid-rangers from Samsung to feature a Snapdragon chip. What this also means is that one can use a modded Google Camera (GCam) APK on the Galaxy M40 to extract even better performance from the phone’s triple rear cameras.
Slowly but steadily, OnePlus has been updating OxygenOS to add useful features to it. While the UI/UX of the skin still remains very similar to stock Android, OnePlus keeps adding useful features to it that are not available on stock Android. One such feature in OxygenOS available on the OnePlus 7 series is the ability to record calls.
The OnePlys 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro feature an impressive 48MP Sony IMX586 shooter. While the camera is not better than the likes of the Galaxy S10 or the Huawei P30 Pro, it can still hold its own against other flagship smartphones. If you want to take even better photos on the OnePlus 7 Pro, you should consider capturing photos in RAW.
MIUI is a feature-packed skin and Xiaomi is known to keep adding useful features to it with regular updates. While MIUI 10 on the Redmi Note 7/Pro, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 7, and others have offered native app locking feature for a long time, Xiaomi recently updated the feature to add the option to natively hide installed apps as well.