Samsung Galaxy S23 gets massive camera update: What’s new

Samsung has recently launched its latest flagship device in the S series segment Galaxy S23, and it has introduced three modes as Galaxy S23 base, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra. There are many similarities between the base and Plus models, but the Ultra device has the highest specs that offer powerful performance and the brightest display ever. It is also worth noticing that the Korean giant has installed a higher-clocked version of the snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, which also easily handles the big camera sensor introduced in Galaxy S23 ultra.

Apart from these good aspects, users who own Galaxy S23 devices have faced several issues which are occurring several problems in the camera. Many users have complained about it earlier, and now finally, Samsung has addressed it and given a proper update to fix it.

Samsung has rolled out a new update for Galaxy S23 devices. The update is currently available in Korea. It comes under April 2023 security patch with a file size of 922.88 MB. Users in Korea can identify the latest update for Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra by its build version numbers S911NKSU1AWC8, S916NKSU1AWC8 and S918NKSU1AWC8, respectively.

Galaxy S23 gets several improvements and fixes for the camera

According to the information, the latest update includes several improvements regarding the camera and gallery. A new function has been added to the gallery so you can delete photos immediately. For a smooth experience, the AF concept has been changed; not it lets you take photos even when the focus is not completely set, but in case if you want to shoot photos in full focus, you can also turn off this feature by going to the camera assistant settings and turn on the prioritized focus over speed toggle. After this update, the ultra-wide camera photography will be improved as it will improve the sharpness and added notice when shooting Ultrawide in low light.

Additionally, the update also includes some fixes which enhance the performance; in detail, it fixes a malfunction when shooting after Night mode off in low light after selecting shooting speed, and it also fixes the error occurring in face recognition after ending the video call via third party app, moreover, some the update also improved the stability of camera movements as well as improve line -shaped banding noise in the sky in the mid-low when shooting in the low-mid light, overall the OIS is now more stabilized.

  1. A function has been added to the gallery so that you can immediately delete photos that are being processed immediately after taking them with the camera.
  2. For faster photo taking, the AF concept has been changed so that when the user presses the shooting button, the user can take a photo even when the focus is not completely set.
    However, if you want to shoot after completing Focus as before, please change the settings in the latest Camera Assistant.
    ※ Camera Assistant > Prioritize focus over speed (focus priority) On
  3. Improved sharpness/flicker and added notice when shooting Ultrawide in low light indoors after setting Camera Video Mode > Super Steady On.
    ※ “To take a good Super Steady photo, I need more light.”
  4. Fixed a phenomenon where a green line was displayed on the left side intermittently when shooting in the rear photo mode.
  5. Improved image stabilization when shooting with FHD60 after setting Auto FPS Off in rear video.
  6. Improved line-shaped banding noise in the sky in mid-low light when shooting high-pixel in low-mid light.
    Optimized overall sharpness for high-pixel shooting and improved intermittent blurring through OIS stabilization.
  7. Fixed a malfunction when shooting after Night Off in low light after selecting Shooting Speed ​​> High Resolution > Speed ​​Priority in Camera Assistant.
    ※ Camera Assistant > Shooting Speed ​​> High Resolution > Select Speed ​​Priority > Camera > Night Off or Scene Optimizer Off
  8. Fixed an issue where face recognition could not be recognized intermittently after ending a 3rd party video call.
  9. Stability has been improved for camera movements introduced through other routes.

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