with start Android 13 Google will once again bring many innovations to the operating system, some of which can already be seen in the first two developer previews. An interesting new feature has now been discovered, which may remain exclusive to Pixel for the time being: 3D wallpapers with an interactive cinematic effect.
many users Google Photos You should be aware of the “Cinema Effect”, which can turn ordinary photos into 3D animations and give them more depth. You can see that in the example attached below. Until now, this effect was only available on the photo platform, but with Android 13, it can also find its way into the operating system and ensure that static background images become interactive with this elegant effect.
Clear indications of this effect have been detected in Android 13 sources, but it has not yet been activated and appears to be offered exclusively on Pixel smartphones. The description states that the effect should not work as a video, like Google Photos, but react to the movement of the smartphone. Depending on the direction or situation, there can be different points of view.
Live wallpaper fans have known something like this for many years, but rather with ready-made themes and effects. If Android’s algorithms can analyze images in addition to Google Photos’ algorithms, there may be wallpapers worth seeing in the future. Provided, of course, that a suitable idea was chosen.
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