What you need to know
- One Twitter user attached his Pixel 6 Pro to his drone and flew it around for some extra testing.
- The results showed that Google's best camera ever doubles as an excellent action cam, delivering quality visuals and impressive stabilization.
- If you're going to try this yourself, you might want to drop a case on it before attempting the feat.
Most of us would be content with a solid camera upgrade, but OriginaldoBo on Twitter decided his hands weren't a good enough test for Google's best camera ever. So, instead of just walking around to test the new stabilization features, he attached his Google Pixel 6 Pro to a drone and flew it around.
Despite being a fairly weighty phone, the Pixel 6 Pro passed the test with flying colors and, per OriginaldoBo's own Tweet, the Pixel 6 Pro seems to have done a better job than his GoPro in several areas.
Pixel 6 Pro has better dynamic range and stabilisation than my GoPro lol #teampixel #giftfromgoogle pic.twitter.com/craXHSD72NPixel 6 Pro has better dynamic range and stabilisation than my GoPro lol #teampixel #giftfromgoogle pic.twitter.com/craXHSD72N— OriginaldoBo (@OriginaldoBo) October 26, 2021October 26, 2021
In the short video, you can see the drone racing around at a pretty decent clip and, even though the drone was bobbing left and right, the Pixel 6 Pro delivered perfectly stabilized video with some seriously gorgeous colors and dynamic range. That lines up with what we found in our Pixel 6 Pro review and is one of the many reasons it's one of the best Android smartphones you can buy right now.
OriginaldoBo was able to secure the Pixel 6 Pro to his drone via a standard-looking smartphone tripod mount, although it's worth noting that most drones probably wouldn't have a perfect tripod mounting point situated at the top.
It's probably also worth noting that grabbing a Pixel 6 Pro case would be smart if you were to try going this route yourself, as the phone is made entirely of glass and probably wouldn't take a fall from those heights too gracefully.
It can capture anything.
Google's Pixel 6 Pro has the best camera you'll find on any smartphone, capturing things you never knew were possible from a smartphone.
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