Tipster says to expect improved periscope zoom for Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra4
Tipster Ice Universe posted (via SamMobile) some interesting information about next year's Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra on Weibo. The phone, which most likely won't see the light of day until early 2022, is rumored to feature an improved periscope zoom using continuous zoom technology.
The current periscope zoom on the Galaxy S21 Ultra uses a fixed lens which results in poor image quality when zooming to levels that are not native to the phone. With the fixed lens, the phone needs to use a cropped image from the main camera, or a separate intermediate 2x or 3x zoom level before the periscope zoom takes over.
Sony Xperia 1 III has a similar periscope zoom system but with two native magnification levels of 3x and 4.4x.But thanks to technology created by Samsung Electromechanics and Samsung LSI, the new continuous periscope zoom for the Galaxy S22 Ultra will go from 3x to 10x freely to deliver sharp images and more detail at all levels of magnification. The
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is expected to have other big changes besides the new zoom camera. An under-display selfie camera is expected to be included on the device which would mean that a punch-hole will not be needed.
Samsung's own Exynos 2200 chipset along with the AMD Radeon Mobile GPU. Last month we passed along the rumor that the Galaxy S22 Ultra will feature a 200MP primary camera and sensors branded with the Olympus name.The vast majority of units could be powered by
If things go as planned, the Galaxy S22 Ultra could end up on our list of the best camera phones for 2022. But that is next year. Right now, you can check out our selection of the best camera phones for this year.
This story is part of:Samsung Galaxy S22 leaks (6 updates)
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6 May Tipster says to expect improved periscope zoom for Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
26 April Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra rumored to feature a 200MP camera