Google Camera gets renamed with a focus on Pixel

What you need to know 

  • Google renamed its native camera app on the Play Store while updating the description and screenshots.
  • The app is now called Pixel Camera and is exclusive to Pixel devices. 
  • Pixel devices running Android 14 and above are eligible to install the new app, as well as Wear OS 3 watches and above.

Google Camera has been a native camera app for Pixel phones ever since their inception. The native application is getting a new moniker, one that will really hone in on the Pixel brand.

As spotted by 9to5Google, Google Camera is being renamed “Pixel Camera” on the Google Play Store, which now appears to have a new description.

Pixel Camera app

(Image credit: Google Play Store)

It reads, “Never miss a moment with the fully redesigned Pixel Camera, and takes fantastic photos and videos using features like Portrait, Night Sight, Time Lapse, and Cinematic Blur.”