For those of you that used or owned the LG G2, you may be familiar with the camera mod that was floating around and had ported features from the LG G Pro 2 and even the G Flex. It also brought 4K to the G2 and 120fps 720p video as well as a few other cool features. Well now we have a camera mod for the LG G3. This one isn’t as feature which just yet, as it’s just gotten started, but so far its looking pretty good. They’ve added in a higher bitrate for 4K as well as recording at 60fps in HD.
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The bitrate for 4K is now 40mbs, which it was 30mbs previously. It can also record 1080p video at 60fps now instead of 30fps, and has a bitrate of 30mbs as well. For those of you interested, there’s a video sample below of how the 4K at 40mbs looks and how well it records. Now as far as installation goes, it’s not a matter of just flashing a zip, or installing an APK. Here’s how the XDA developer, Hendrickson, has stated to install the camera mod, at least for now:
“Unzip and replace the attached media_profile.xml with the included one to system/etc overwrite it and reboot. (Use root explorer or any good root file manager) Tested and working on my G3. I have also set JPEG quality to 100% on all modes. This gives a very slight improvement to photos and a minor file size increase (~5%)”
So far it’s looking pretty promising for those with the LG G3 that may have been worried about there not being enough development here for the device. But we already have a camera mod, and it’s just going to get better. I wouldn’t be surprised to some other pretty awesome features get backed in here soon.