Tech: WhatsApp is bringing a big update, now you will be able to share photos in their original quality!
WhatsApp is working on several features as some have already been spotted in the beta version of the app. The latest update suggests that the messaging app will soon allow you to share images in original quality, which will be one of the biggest updates for WhatsApp this year. This is a very important feature and will help in sharing high-quality photos with contacts.
According to a screenshot shared by WaBetaInfo, WhatsApp will add a photo quality option that will appear when you share media with your contacts. Icons for photo quality will appear at the top of the screen along with drawings and other tools. This basically means that if one wants to send photos of original quality, he/she needs to change the quality setting every time they want to share media with contacts. We should get more clarity on the feature in the coming weeks or months.
But, the addition of this feature will also mean that your device will use more data than ever before. It would be better to use Wi-Fi to download the pictures as the resolution and size of the images would be much higher than the ones you are sending now. WhatsApp currently lowers the quality of images or videos you send for two reasons. Low-quality content gets downloaded very quickly and doesn't consume much data.
Consider turning off auto-download for media to save mobile data. This feature has been spotted in the Android 188.8.131.52 beta update.
Whatsapp is one of the best apps and the fastest way to share things with friends and family. The upcoming updates will make it an even better messaging app and give tough competition to its rivals. Other messaging apps like Telegram already give you the advantage of exchanging large files or high-quality images with people.