Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5, week 4: the mighty TouchWiz camera

A month ago, I was given a mandate to take Samsung's hottest piece of portable hardware in the Galaxy S5, take it through its paces, and report on the many insights I gained. And I did...
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40. lolatfailphones

Posts: 224; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

I went to the samsung store to check out their s5 and I tried the front and back camera and I don't know if it's just me or anything but the colors looked washed out and just pale looking...next to horrible if you ask me.

42. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

It could be just you, or it could be a unit-specific problem. I really want OEM's to also invest in their selfie cams. My P6 has 5MP for its front-facer, only few of this year's flagships have brought about such high-res front shooters.

41. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

I like the white one better, too.

43. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

I like it best. The other colors don't look as attractive as the white one. The Band-Aid with activated charcoal (Black), the Band-Aid (Gold) don't really look impressive. The S4 Active with huge pores (Blue) looks okay but no one can match the class-exuding Shimmery White.

46. Lexieh2430

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 26, 2014

Chris - when I exported the Virtual Tour to my PC, it was no longer a virtual tour, it was a very boring photo. However, in your article, you were able to load the tour to this site as it displays on the phone so your readers could see what the function looks like. How were you able to do that?

47. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

I randomly stumbled upon your question, ages later. If you're still interested and without an answer, the way I did it is by taking video of the GS5's screen and then play it through the built-in Gallery app.

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