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Galaxy Note 4 camera in-depth

News by Luke Jones on Thursday August 21, 2014.

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The Note 4
The Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with the company's Exynos chip has already wowed us today, but we have some more information about another part of the handset that could also be very good. We reported way back in June that Samsung would focus on the camera on the Galaxy Note 4 and look to make it a standout feature of the handset, or as we put it then:

"Samsung will continue to explore its growing reputation as one of the best smartphone camera manufacturers by making the Note 4's camera among the best on the market. The company will apparently go all out to create one of the best camera models on any mobile device, and will make the snapper one of the Galaxy Note 4's standout features."

Now hugely reliable Samsung-centric tipster SamMobile has revealed that the Note 4 will be packing a stunning camera package. The smartphone will sport a Sony made IMX240 sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS), while it will also get support for shooting UHD (38402160) video at 30 FPS, on the front Samsung will use a 3.7 megapixel lens. Both front and back will be able to capture video in WQHD (25601440) resolution.

No camera is complete (stellar hardware or not) without some very good software, and Samsung has been getting better on this front and has among the best camera modules, especially on Android. A new feature added to the Galaxy Note 4 will be called Side Touch, giving the user the ability to simply tap the side bezel to take a photo, replacing the need of a physical button.

While exploring each facet of the camera app on the Note 4 would take too long, you can check out the full feature list below.


16MP (53122988 | 16:9)

12MP (39842988 | 4:3)

9MP (29762976 | 1:1)

8MP (32642448 | 4:3)

6MP (32641836 | 16:9)

2.4MP (20481152 | 16:9)


UHD (38402160 | 16:9 | 30FPS)

WQHD (25601440 | 16:9 | 30FPS)

Full HD (19201080 | 16:9 | 30/60FPS)

HD (1280720 | 16:9 | 15/30/120FPS)

VGA (640480 | 4:3 | 30FPS)


Wide Selfie: Take wide-angle selfie shots to fit more people into your pictures.

Selfie: Take selfies easily by smiling or winking without the need to reach for the camera button.

Selfie Alarm: The rear camera will automatically detect and focus on your face when you take self-portrait pictures.

Create A GIF File: Create animated images by taking pictures continuously.

Beauty Face: Take flawless portrait pictures with an airbrushed effect.

Shot & More: Explore the various effects available for burst shots.

Sound & Shot: Enrich your pictures by adding a few seconds of background sound.

Best photo: Select the best from a series of pictures.

Best face: Select the best picture of each person from a series of pictures.

Drama: Take a series of pictures of a moving object, then merge them.

Eraser: Erase unwanted moving objects from your picture.

Panning shot: Capture a sense of motion when taking pictures of moving objects.

Dual Camera: You can take pictures and record videos using the front and rear cameras at the same time.

Animated Photo: Create a picture containing selected moving objects by animating certain parts of the picture.


Grey-scale, Sepia, Negative, Emboss, Outline, Watercolour, Monochrome, Sketch, Washed Out, Posterise, Solarise, Vintage, Cold Vintage, Warm Vintage, Blue, Green Point, Red/Yellow, Nostalgia, Faded Colour, Retro, Sunshine, Old Photo, Cartoon, Oil Pastel, Moody, Engraving, Vignette, Rugged, Tint, Turquoise, Fisheye, Noir Note and Vincent.

source: SamMobile

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