Mod Gives Your Rooted HTC Sensation A High Quality Camera

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[Photos: Nodar Svanidze]
So you've managed to get Android's Ice Cream Sandwich running on your HTC Sensation, but now you want another mod to tackle. If you happen to be particularly interested in the camera side of a phone, this hack to boost the quality of the Sensation's 8 megapixel camera may be just what you need.

The mod by XDA Developer Nodar Svanidze ("NODO-GT" on the forum) will basically rebuild the phone's current camera app, if you are using a 4.0 ROM, to deliver high quality videos and photos. You can now enjoy 1080p video recording at 20mbps and higher quality images with no compression, plus an experimental 1250 ISO mode if you like to tinker with light sensitivity. For even better images, Nodar recommends turning off auto-enhance and altering the sharpness to -1.

Remember that the hack is not capable of altering the camera's hardware itself. Therefore, in order to have such high quality images, this means the overall file size will be bigger, which is worth bearing in mind if you're hoping to keep space on your phone saved. Also, while the hack works with 3.32 based ROMs, it will not work if you happen to be one of the select few with an official version of Ice Cream Sandwich.

Still, if size doesn't effect you, or you just really want beautiful images and video, download the files needed to get started on the forum thread. See an example of the camera's new filming ability below:

[XDA Developers via The Verge]

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