Samsung Galaxy S10 update adds Night mode improvements, new features

Samsung Galaxy S10 update adds Night mode improvements, new features
Samsung continues to improve the Galaxy S10 family with important new features and additional functionality. The upcoming update focuses on camera enhancements by adding a couple of nifty new features, as well as improvements to the phones' performance when taking night shots.

As the title says, it appears that the Galaxy S10's decent Night mode has just been upgraded to very good. According to SamMobile, the May security update improves the Night mode by allowing users to take much cleaner pictures in low-light conditions.

The differences are quite important as the update reduces noise that sometimes appears in night pictures. Moreover, Galaxy S10 users will now be able to use the Night mode with the ultra-wide camera, and even though noise still pops up in pictures taken with it, they are brighter and more detailed.

Another important improvement is the fact that you can take Live Focus photos with the telephoto lens, something that was only possible with the Galaxy S10 5G. The new addition will allow users to take bokeh pictures of large objects much easier.

Now, the update is currently being deployed in Switzerland as May 2019 security patch, but all three Galaxy S10 units should receive it worldwide in the coming days. We don't have a release date for the United States, so you'll just have to hope it will be rolled out sooner rather than later.

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13 Comments

1. blingblingthing

Posts: 887; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

When will Apple allow their phones to take quality night pictures?

4. iloveapps

Posts: 521; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

As far as I know Night mode in Samsung is not quality picture. Even their daylight photos are too bright and videos sucks compared to iphones.

5. maherk

Posts: 6702; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You're such a delusional fanboy.

11. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 479; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

Its a good thing you dont know much then :D

7. apple-rulz

Posts: 1896; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

As soon as Samsung catches up to the Pixel.

13. tuminatr

Posts: 1103; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

For day shooting that new S10 5g is better but for night photography I think the Pixel is better

2. Fred3

Posts: 389; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

I hope this is a big noticeable improvement compared to last time lol

3. ikenvape

Posts: 306; Member since: May 28, 2014

Well on my unlocked US. I got April's on May 14th

6. maherk

Posts: 6702; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Just saw some results on Sammobile, and there is a significant improvement when compared to the last update.

8. PhoenixFirebird

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

Yay! Finally

9. Chrusti

Posts: 93; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Now we need to have a better potrait mode! More shallow depth of field and a stronger bokeh effect please!

10. Rajkamal

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

After the update unlocking seems to have become much faster than before.(india)

12. basher

Posts: 102; Member since: Sep 20, 2015

I hope it will improve battery life too. The problem with the night shots seems to be on Exynos versions only. My S10 sucks at night pics. Pocophone takes superior photos with gcam and costs less than a half os a new S10

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