#google adds auto white balance to constantly improving Photos app

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This will sound like an odd thing to say about a Google product, but I feel like Google Photos is kind of underrated. For a long time, it was but a shadow of full-fledged photo editor and gallery apps from third parties, but these days it’s actually really rather good, if still incomplete. This week Google’s adding a basic automatic adjustment — auto white balance — to the list of things Google Photos can do, which supplements the full-blown Auto look that adjusts every setting, including exposure, saturation, and contrast.

Auto white balance is coming to the Android version of the Photos app first, to be followed by iOS. For once, Google is serving users of its own mobile OS ahead of the…

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