Samsung Galaxy S5 To Feature 16MP Camera To Shoot 4K UHD Video At 30FPS
By Karla Danica Figuerres | February 21, 2014 1:03 AM EST
Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to come with a 16MP sensor camera and a myriad of new camera effects that can shoot 4K UHD video at 30fps and 1080p videos at 60fps.
Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 (L) and Apple's iPhone 5 are seen in this file picture illustration taken in Seoul on May 13, 2013. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is bracing for its weakest smartphone profit growth in 2014 since 2007 as arch rival Apple Inc challenges its domination in China's $80 billion market. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Files
Many Samsung enthusiasts are looking forward to the release date of the much anticipated Galaxy S5 as rumors suggest the new camera specs emerged online. The smartphone is set to hit the shelves as an enhancement over Galaxy S4, its predecessor.
The new camera of Samsung Galaxy S5 will be based on the ISOCELL technology and will arrive with a dedicated camera button that is intricately hidden and invisible.
According to Sam Mobile, the Korean tech giant calls the feature as Side Touch which will be included in Samsung Galaxy S5 in the form of a sensor at the bottom side of the smartphone in lieu of a physical camera button.
With the Side Touch, users can shoot videos by tapping the side of Samsung Galaxy S5. But this is not the only enhancement that Samsung is set to include in Galaxy S5 in terms of camera. Here is a list of the camera modes that will be included according to Sam Mobile:
3D Tour Shot - Create interactive virtual tours of your surroundings.
Sports - Take clearer pictures of fast-moving subjects.
Focus Select - Make your subjects stand out against the background by adjusting the depth of field.
Dual Camera - You can take pictures and record videos using the front and rear cameras at the same time.
Aqua - Appropriate for taking pictures underwater.
Animated Photo - Create a picture containing moving objects by animating parts of the picture.
3D Panorama - Create a spherical panorama of your surroundings.
Sound and Shot - Enrich your pictures by adding a few seconds of background sound.
Drama - Takes multiple exposure pictures of a moving subject and merges them into one dramatic picture.
Golf - Take pictures of a golf swing. You can then play the pictures forward or backward.
Auto Portrait - Take self-portrait with the rear camera.
Rich Tone (HDR) - Take pictures with softer or richer colors by merging pictures taken in various exposures.
Auto - Automatically adjusts the exposure to optimize the color and brightness of pictures. You can take single or burst shots.
Eraser - Save the best picture after erasing moving objects from consecutive pictures.
Night - Take brighter, clearer pictures in low light without the flash.
Best Face - Select the best picture of each person from five consecutive pictures to get the best merged group picture.
Best Photo - Take a series of pictures, then select the best to save.
Continuous Shot - Take pictures continuously.
Panorama - Create a linear panorama by taking pictures in either horizontal or vertical direction.
Also, Galaxy S5's camera application is expected to sport a new color scheme, which is in line with the overall theme of the smartphone.
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