Imaging guru Marc Levoy quits Google

Apparently Marc Levoy, Google's answer to Nokia's Juha Alarkarhu and Eero Salmelin (from back in the day, the co-creators of the PureView system), has quit the company after being unhappy with how the Pixel line's imaging was being handled. Certainly the Pixel 4 camera was seen as a little underwhelming (even if I disagreed*), though by this timing I imagine he was also upset by decisions made about the Pixel 5 camera (due to be announced in the Autumn).

* Here's my mammoth imaging shootout for the Pixel 4 XL, with the Lumia 950 and iPhone 11 Pro... (pictured below)


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