Last week it was reported that Google is working on a standalone photo sharing and storage service that will be launched at upcoming I/O conference. Now, screenshots of the Photo app has been leaked by Android Police that gives us a sneak peek.
As per leaked screenshots, the Photo app will allow users to search photos for specific people, animals, and objects and let them back up automatically. It will manage your photos and users can view their photos by day or month, as well as in a “comfortable view” which shows photos by day in a grid format. In addition, the app boasts with features like search, face-matching tech, automatic labeling and organization, sharing, and backup and sync.
Moreover, Google’s Photo app includes easier navigate options for your images, like pressing and holding and then dragging your finger to select multiple images. Even this app gets Material Design elements with a slide-out menu and translucent status bar. Assistant which is a replacement for Autoawesome feature will help users in making own albums, stories, animations, and collages. Moving on, the editing UI has undergone a revamp and includes the ability to snap to aspect ratios at the time of cropping an image. The new app includes photo and video link sharing with privacy controls.
Google is banking on photos which has become a hot property owing to increasing popularity of photo sharing apps. The company acquired photo sharing service Odysee in February this year that allows users to backup and share photos and videos offline. We will know more about the Photo app from Google at the I/O event that kick starts on May 28 at 12:30PM ET.