Redmi Note 4

[Discussion] Camera2API?? Why does redmi note 4 doesn't have it enabled.

2017-11-16 08:07:19
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My redmi note 4's camera is pretty nice. But i am not able to use to to its true potential because xiaomi is holding back on enabling the camera2api in build.prop file  
I could do that myself but it requires root and root voids the warranty.
If camera 2 api is enabled, we can use modded google camera to get hdr  features, portrait mode, 4k recording, way better low light photos. Xiaomi doesn't provide such advanced features in its native camera app, and i am not asking it to provide that, but why is adding one extra line of code to build prop file such a bug task for xiaomi, why is it not enabling that.
I want you guys to share this post and vote if you want camera 2 api enabled in upcoming updates.
If someone from MIUI ROM development is reading this, please help us out on this.
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Vatsal_Bhalani | from Redmi Note 4

#1

yes I also want the camera2 API enabled...im trying to enable it by rooting but mi unlock is not unlocking my bootloader saying that my account is not bound for unlocking...other way is if Xiaomi gets an update in which it enables it
2017-11-18 08:42:23

Bunny Semi-pro

ambrishkhosla | from Redmi Note 4

#2

They should provide it. Customers should have option.
2017-12-31 00:45:03

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DevilSpidy | from Redmi Note 4

#3

With Budget. OEMs won't allow unless U tinker Urself.
2017-12-31 02:18:24
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Bunny Master

diiep4u | from Redmi Note 4

#4

DevilSpidy
With Budget. OEMs won't allow unless U tinker Urself.

Agree with budget thing. but Editing one Line in build.prop is not going to cost OEMs anything. Not a big task for them. But this kind of attitude from OEMs does make bad impression in user's mind. One of MIUI Global Forum told when asked some feature by a user that reach out to Xiaomi and not MIUI. So i have doubts if anybody is going to listen us here or not. Is Xiaomi and MIUI different??
Check out this thread on Global forum

http://en.miui.com/thread-1347116-1-1.html
2018-01-10 07:06:41

Bunny Master

Crusader77 | from Redmi Note 4

#5

Miui failures downgraded camera hardware of Redmi Note 4. Performance is hampered due to miui.
2018-01-10 18:08:24

Bunny Master

Cardioid Hacker | from Redmi Note 4

#6

By the way , You can still use the Google Camera app which is now compatible with this Miui 9.0.7.0 version. And can use auto Lens Blur feature in it fluently
2018-01-10 20:55:14

Bunny Master

Aman Mollah | from Redmi Note 4

#7

It may damage the device. Camera 2API is not for Snapdragon 600 and 400 series. Google developers working on it. Hopefully they will success.
2018-01-11 06:59:40
Aman Mollah replied at 2018-01-11 19:59:40
It may damage the device. Camera 2API is not for Snapdragon 600 and 400 series. Google developers wo ...

Since when it will damage the device. It doesn't matter if you have Snapdragon 200, 400, 600 & 800 series. Google released Camera2API starting from Android L to take full advantage of the camera (taking RAW pictures, manual mode etc.) Go and do some research boi.
2018-01-11 07:54:25
Rooting & unlocking bootloader does not void warranty for Xiaomi devices
2018-01-11 08:01:20

Bunny Avanzado

visheshjain Author | from Redmi Note 4

#10

Cardioid Hacker
By the way , You can still use the Google Camera app which is now compatible with this Miui 9.0.7.0  ...

how did you get 9.0.7.0
and which version of goigle camera are you using. coz i can't use the newer ones. though a 2 year old version 2.5.052 is working flawlessly for now. but it doesn't have HDR+ mode and really less improvement over stock camera
2018-01-11 08:18:55
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