Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL can shoot the stars....but there are only two lenses

Google Pixel 4
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The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are here, taking on the iPhone 11 with smoother, screens, smart on-device AI, gesture controls and a truckload of camera improvements. 

That last promise is especially enticing, given the fact the Pixel 3, 3 XL and 3A are still amongst the best camera phones around. With a telephoto lens now present, the Pixel 4-series should grab better portraits and promises to nail night sky photography and deliver HDR capture across both photo and video.

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Basil Kronfli

Basil Kronfli is a freelance technology journalist, consultant, and content creator. He trained in graphic design and started his career at Canon Europe before moving into journalism. Basil is also experienced in video production, independently running the YouTube channel TechEdit, and during his time at Future, he worked alongside the Digital Camera World team as a senior video producer.