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

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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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)

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9 Comments

1. x7black7x

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

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

2. MrOmkar

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 08, 2012

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

5. PackMan

Posts: 277; Member since: Mar 09, 2012

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

7. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

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

3. grif_

Posts: 61; Member since: Apr 28, 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

4. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 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.

8. DanMarino13

Posts: 63; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

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

6. Rainweii

Posts: 1; Member since: May 04, 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

9. Dandy

Posts: 4; Member since: May 01, 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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