A good news for those who take professional photos on Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
Expert RAW is an application from Samsung dedicated to photography enthusiasts. Currently, this app is only supported on the Galaxy S21 Ultra as well as the newly announced Galaxy S22 Ultra. As XDA-Developers reports, the app will be available on other Galaxy phones soon.
What is the difference between Expert Raw and the default camera software?
Normally, smartphone cameras only allow capturing and saving images in JPEG format, only some cameras support saving and processing RAW images.
JPEG image is an image that has been processed through the device’s built-in algorithm, for RAW images, also known as “raw images”, will retain the most original image captured through the lens. These photos will not be light, color and detailed processing algorithms to serve the photographer’s optimal post-production.
Samsung’s Expert RAW application provides support for RAW images. However, the application is currently only available for the Galaxy S21 Ultra and Galaxy S22 Ultra, which are Samsung’s two flagship phones. The reason for this, each RAW image has a very high capacity, so it requires the device to have powerful hardware to process.
Samsung will soon add some Galaxy models to the list of phones that support Expert RAW software.
According to an information revealed on the Samsung user forum. The company will release the Expert RAW app on February 25 for multiple Galaxy devices.
However, whether or not your Galaxy phone is supported depends on the specs, as well as the lens sensor. So far, it seems that only the top models meet those criteria.
We can speculate that the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Plus, Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 Plus will definitely get app support. Besides, folding phone models like Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 may also be on this list.
Thai Hoang(According to Phonearena)
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