Facebook Messenger doubles its image resolution

November 22nd, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Facebook Messenger has announced that it has raised the resolution of photos that are delivered to recipients. If you didn’t know it, messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, Telegram, and Whatsapp all apply some kind of compression before photos reach the person they are being sent to.

Here are a few comparisons that show the difference:

The resolution on Facebook Messenger has been “2K” for a while – or 2048 x 2048 pixels. A new update will allow you to send photos at up to 4096 x 4096 pixels. Many smartphones these days use 12MP cameras, whose longest dimension is…

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