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Samsung Galaxy S III: Burst Shot/Best Photo camera features demo

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Samsung Galaxy S III: Burst Shot/Best Photo camera features demo
Samsung is bringing the 8MP camera module on the Galaxy S III in line with the sub-second times of phones like the Xperia S, iPhone 4S, and the HTC One series, but it has introduced a number of new camera features as well.

The back-illuminated sensor on the phone is capable of a Burst shot mode, that can shoot 6 frames per second, compared to 4 on the HTC One series, up to 20 frames in total.

In Best Photo mode the phone takes 8 shots at that speed, and afterwards you can let the software decide which one of those is the best looking, and keep it for you, or you can do it yourself - this is present with those HTC ImageChip new One phones as well, so Sammy is just playing catch up here. Nevertheless, with the 1080p video recording and those new modes, the handset will be future-proof in the camera department for a while.


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posted on 04 May 2012, 06:34 3

1. x7black7x (Posts: 118; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)


megapixels dont count
the thing which matter are lenses
so just see the quality of the pics

posted on 04 May 2012, 06:42 3

2. MrOmkar (Posts: 5; Member since: 08 Mar 2012)


I heard Lava Xolo x900 can take 10 pictures in a second in burst mode

posted on 04 May 2012, 07:56

5. PackMan (Posts: 277; Member since: 09 Mar 2012)


Intel Medfield's ISP is the best around in terms of feature, for a smartphone SoC. So, it's not surprising.

posted on 04 May 2012, 08:44

7. rd_nest (Posts: 735; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


Absolutely true..

People can check Anandtech review of Intel Medfield. It also has the best SunSpider score.

posted on 04 May 2012, 06:44 1

3. grif_ (Posts: 61; Member since: 28 Apr 2012)


x7black7x you can try to explain that a million times to ppl but they will still cry over the camera only being 8mp. js

posted on 04 May 2012, 06:54 2

4. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


that is unfortunately true. give me a high quality camera, not a high mpx count. The true test will come when they do the comparisons between the other cameras. The SGS2 camera was no slouch and I expect the SGS3 camera to be much better.

posted on 04 May 2012, 09:22

8. DanMarino13 (Posts: 63; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


i personally don't know of anyone who uses their phone pictures for poster size prints... grif you are dead on man.

posted on 04 May 2012, 08:01 1

6. Rainweii (Posts: 1; Member since: 04 May 2012)


Dont say anything,Nokia is the best for camera,Nokia with Carl Zeiss...................Nokia 808 now is the best mobile camera in the world

posted on 04 May 2012, 20:34 1

9. Dandy (Posts: 4; Member since: 01 May 2012)


Much more like it to be N808...Nokia change your flatform... why don't make it android with pureview,quadcore,with sgx543/mp4+...with gamepad.. haha spoiled.

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