The photos and videos taken by the Samsung Galaxy S23 phones may be much better in the future: there is a rumor that there will be a new update in the near future that will improve camera performance and fix some bugs.
This is from the respected twitter ice universe (opens in a new tab) (pass phone arena (opens in a new tab)), who said the “camera optimization” update would be a “big” update.the same source has previously emphasized An issue was found with HDR performance on the Galaxy S23.
For the sake of balance, we should point out that we’re pretty happy with the S23 camera — the Galaxy S23’s camera scored 4/5 in our review, while the Galaxy S23 Ultra scored an even better 4.5/5 in our tests.
Can Samsung fix it?
As our review shows, these phones clearly come with great cameras, albeit with various issues Report on Reddit (opens in a new tab). It’s hard to say for sure how widespread these issues are, although they do seem to be affecting some users.
It’s unclear what improvements and fixes the rumored update will bring, but if you’ve been noticing poor results from your Galaxy S23 phone, an upcoming software patch might be enough to fix them.
Both the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23 Plus feature a triple-lens 50MP+12MP+10MP rear camera and a front-facing 12MP selfie camera. The Galaxy S23 Ultra has the same selfie camera, but with a quad-lens 108MP+12MP+10MP+10MP camera module on the back.
Analysis: The modern phone will never be finished
Whether it’s Android 13 or iOS 16, we’re now used to rolling out software updates to our smartphones every year — updates that add new features and functionality while ironing out bugs and glitches, so our phones keep improving over time. become stronger.
As this new leak shows, this now extends to mobile photography as well. Nothing about the physical hardware inside the Galaxy S23 or any other smartphone has changed, but tweaks to the underlying code could mean photos and videos end up looking better than ever.
It’s a sign that smartphones are now capable of computational photography: it’s not just about the amount of information captured by the camera lens, but how that information is processed and refined to produce the final result. This process can be improved through a software update.
If your phone camera isn’t giving you photos and videos you’re perfectly happy with, another option is to delve into the many free editing apps available on mobile devices—especially the default Google Photos and Apple Photos options.