Any images taken with your phone can automatically be backed up to Google Photos. And the first time you run the mobile app it will also help you back up any existing images and videos you might have on your phone.
While there's a free unlimited storage plan, it's limited to 16 megapixel images and 1080p videos. Uploading full-resolution content, if you opt out of free unlimited storage plan, is limited to 15GB that comes with a Google account which is shared across all Google services. Increasing th...
Google has a tendency to quickly shut down or abandon services that don't perform well. Google Photos might run the risk of being discontinued if the user base of the app doesn't meet certain criteria.
In addition to folders and albums the app allows images to be tagged, rated and favorited. It also offers the option to create smart galleries (automatically sort photos into galleries) and browse images based on location.
The app analyzes all images that are stored in the app looking to determine which are the most important to you. It then puts those images in collections called Moments that are then prominently displayed within the app.