More images allegedly from the Samsung Galaxy S IV camera get posted online

More images allegedly from the Samsung Galaxy S IV camera get posted online
Were these taken with the Samsung Galaxy S IV?
Were these taken with the Samsung Galaxy S IV?

Were these taken with the Samsung Galaxy S IV?

Earlier this month, we showed you what allegedly was a picture taken with the camera for the Samsung Galaxy S IV. Now, a couple of new photographs have appeared on Picasa that could very well have been snapped using Samsung's next flagship Android phone. The two photos are certainly not going to win a prize for artistry as they both show the back of a desktop computer tower.

The EXIF data show that the device used to take the photos was the Samsung GT-I9505 which sounds like the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S IV. The data also show that the resolution on the newer pictures is 2322 x 4128 which does show that a 13MP camera could have been used. We should point out that EXIF data can be faked. The Picasa account is under the name of Su Ya and the subject of the pictures says "Test," which would make sense if these are indeed pictures taken while testing the camera on the phone.

As we alluded to earlier, the quality of the pictures is not good, to say the least, but even if the shots are from a Samsung Galaxy S IV, it certainly wouldn't be the final version yet and some tuning up of the camera sensor still could be on Sammy's "Things-to-do list".

source: Picasa via RedmondPie

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39 Comments

1. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

If those pics were taken with an S4, its camera sucks.

3. Topcat488

Posts: 1409; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Please just stop posting these terrible photos, they are only hurting...

20. suneeboy

Posts: 201; Member since: Oct 02, 2012

Whether its the GS4 camera or not, the user obviously didn't focus the lens and just snapped the pic. Calm down. Any phone camera at any given time can take a pic that blurry.

31. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

Probably just an excuse to rip on Samsung. He knows full well that its not a proper photo test.

34. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

lol pkiran, you're right. However, I do like Samsung but I cannot stand hyped up products. Besides, those pics could've been taken with anything--cellphone, digicam...you name it. Until the phone is launched, and makes its way to my store, I'll pass on all the speculation.

36. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

At least you're honest. When previous iterations of products are brilliant and successful, it's not surprising that the next version is going to be hyped up (in this case, perhaps overhyped)

2. joey18

Posts: 647; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

sg4 has better ui then camera the gs3 camera sucks nokia and iphone are the best

9. SamsungFan

Posts: 201; Member since: Apr 16, 2012

Nokia suckzzzz

11. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

What about Galaxy Camera that was smoked by Lumia 920...

15. iushnt

Posts: 3043; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

I believe it was pureview 808..Lumias camera sucks at day time..

25. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

all other camera phones suck even more on night time

32. SleepingOz unregistered

Lumia 920? Really? Link please..

39. BitterTruth unregistered

Even the 2 years old Pureview smoked the 2012 Galaxy. And now another Nokia is coming. #MWC

4. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

interesting to know that the place where that photo was taken (most probably a samsung facility or a chinese factory where the device is being constructed) still has that kind of computer tower. i know this sounds stupid but i really thought those towers are already extinct in the developed/industrialized world.

12. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

Now you're just being silly, those towers have been standardized and still used by businesses all over the world. They're cheap, simple and offers all the basic functions/necessities at the lowest prices. The chances of them being extinct in the corporate world is really slim. Businesses will only use OSX when they're either using the features available in OSX, too dumb to use Windows or have an abundance of money to spend.

16. iushnt

Posts: 3043; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

I was thinking the same.. This pic cannot be from Samsung headquarter.. It must have been clicked by some low line staffs somewhere else..

23. tmcblog

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

lol you underestimate the computer by looking at its case. You don't have an idea of what are inside it. It could probably be powered by a powerful Core i7 or a Xeon in a 2011 LGA motherboard, with 32 GB of RAM, a Geforce GTX680 or a Quadro as a graphic processor or other future proof components. The computer at my office still has that kind of old tower case, but what inside it is something powerful like I mention above. For what? For an engineering job. My advise: don't judge the computer by its case. It could be a monstrous workstation.

26. pokerc

Posts: 60; Member since: May 24, 2012

It sounds beyond stupid

5. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Sorry but I want photos of the device itself, not of it's camera. Here let me go to work and take a couple pictures using my Note 2 and report it as the SGS4, yawn.

19. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Haha.... Better yet, take photo with a DSLR, edit the EXIF file to show purported GS IV specs and then publish it to Picasa. All of the anti-Sammy community will promptly vomit in their hands.

35. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

lmao! I know right? If the SGS2 can take better photos of this, why would anyone suspect this to be from the SGS4? I don't care about testing products, unless it's the device itself or UI. Note 2 and SGS3 take amazing photos so I have no doubt the SGS3 and Note 3 will be even better.

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Man seriously don't give a tester that can't take good quality pictures

7. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

super fake.. how could d latest flagship of sammy have terrible photos? gs3 and note2 were 2 of d best mob cameras last year.. and i dont think their production dept will look like that, those CPUs look oldschool and the envronmnt looks like a regular office, thinking that Sammy take a lot of effort to make their flagship phone secret even within d company haha

13. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

these leaked camera photos are so worthless. I don't care about camera photos until the final product is out and reviewers have taken photos.

17. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

whats wrong w/ what ive said.. did i get dislikes bcoz i said gs3 and note2 were 2 of d best cam mobiles last year,? or am i wrong with d production dept, CPU ek ek haha?

8. nikenturd unregistered

dang....looks like crap....could be fake though

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30720; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Not good pics at all

14. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

these pics arent too be taken as anything really, wait till real confirmed shots appear before judging.im sure samsung know they need to up there game in the camera department to stay on top and hopefully build quality too 2013 looks to be a year of hard competition for samsung with others starting to run into the phablet market etc ready for the hate from samsungs loyal few

37. darkkjedii

Posts: 30720; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Chaotic wassup bro

38. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

so this sites just gotten worse, the fanboys still dont come up with a proper comment. phonearena should allow us to see who thumbs up and down comments. see all those that support the fanboys thats why i hardly come on here, the users here are over the top tragic fanboys.

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