Why Snapchat Looks Terrible On Android Phones
Android phones often have similar or better cameras than iPhones. But on Snapchat, it’s not even close. Why is that?
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Following is the transcript of the video:
Snapchats from Androids are much worse than from iPhones. That’s because it’s way easier to develop an app for iPhone. Developers only have to consider a few Apple devices. But for Android, there are hundreds of different phones — all with different screen sizes, running different versions of Android software.
Snapchat found a way around developing too many different versions of their Android app.
Instead of taking an actual photo with your actual camera, the app just takes a screengrab of your camera view. This way, one image capture method works on most Android phones, even if the picture is worse for it.
There are a few Android devices, like the Google Pixel 2, that actually use the camera on Snapchat. But next time you see a bad photo from your friend on Android, you know why…it’s probably just a screengrab.
On a Q3 earnings call, Snapchat suggested they would be making some improvements to their Android app. CEO Evan Spiegel said, “Given the sheer volume of different Android handsets used to access Snapchat, we have had to establish new processes to ensure that our quality efforts can be maintained. This will be an ongoing investment.”
36 Replies to “Why Snapchat Looks Terrible On Android Phones”
Let me change my system to apple a minute
Or it’s just their Samsung galaxy j7 prime
Android and iOS not Iphone vs Android
Basically I have an android and my pictures look like dark stuff.
Not only Snapchat, instagram story tooo?
So it’s the same with instagram?
?C'mon SNAPCHAT WTF
It doesn't though so get your facts right
This video is exactly how iPhone sheeps wants to believe that iPhone is better than Android… Super Sad
I think it does that thing on iphones too its just worse on android cuz they have a worse camera cuz i have an iphone and when i post videos of my weed it posts in shit quality
Not really making apps for android is easy
Please make FB stories, IG stories, WA statuses more accessible, I hate Snapchats ???… #FacebookDown #InstagramDown #WhatsAppDown #SnapchatNotDown
Now I know why almost everyone own an iPhone becuz of social media and the camera.
Add me on Snapchat : tha.niga
Use snapchat alpha
Actually I'm using an android and my camera looks better than the iPhone one. Ngl thou
Why do you need to create this video?
The reason why android's camera on snapchat looks so bad:
THE CAMERA WAS JUST MESSY GEEZ ???
Just tbh, Dev is just human who need money and simple thing. But life is not easier like that. So when you get some job with simple work and make a lot money from that, who wants to reject. Maybe as Dev app and game in iOS more easy and a lot of money than Android more hardwork but less money. As human being I prefer work as iOS app dev. Why u looking something difficult, if you can reach easiest way.
Snapchat on android is bad in general, they’re so lazy lmso
samsungs cameras are shit
I think Android should work on there camera
Then delete snapchat. Easy.
on my s10 is perfect
i think they took a horrible camera phone not even reaching of decent quality for android.
Who still uses that crap??
This is about to change with Samsung soon
Who needs snapchat anyways when you're a loner.
Just take a picture with the camera app and send it on snapchat problem solved
and that's what i do
You are lieing like shit
LMFAO it looks like android is recording off a flip phone
Purely biased IPhone propoganda commercial.
In s9 does it works perfect
This whole channel shits on Android XD
2019 and the issues are still not fixed. Thank god I deleted it