Galaxy S23 Ultra’s 2x Portrait camera mode spotted in internal testing

Since the last few days, the reports of the 2x portrait camera mode’s arrival in the latest Galaxy S23 Ultra device have been spreading a lot. If you are unaware, this mode will bring the 2x focal length option in your Galaxy S23 Ultra’s portrait mode. Previously, it was just a mere rumor, but now we have also got some evidence to confirm it. Let’s know what evidence we have found to confirm this amazing camera advancement’s arrival.

Recently, the popular tipster IceUniverse spotted the eye-stealer Galaxy S23 Ultra device in the testing firmware with the popular 2x portrait mode. Specifically, this mode has been shown in the screenshot of the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s camera application. Here, we can see the 2x option in the portrait camera mode along with the already available 1x and 3x options. However, currently, the company is testing the firmware internally only. 

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If you are unaware, this 2x option uses the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s 200MP HP2 sensor’s 50MP crop. Afterward, the captured image will be converted to a 12MP image in post-processing. It is ironic that this 2x zoom option is already available in the older Galaxy S21 series. Notably, as the Galaxy S23 Ultra already has the most advanced camera sensor, this new feature will take its photographic abilities to the next level. 

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Let us tell you this camera-centric update of the Galaxy S23 Ultra device will have a file size of around 1.5GB. This testing firmware version ends with WE9. Besides this novelty, this update will improve the Ultra model’s image quality and will solve the blooming issues as well. Besides, another amazing thing is the 2x zoom option is expected for the video recording mode too. This update is expected to arrive in the Galaxy S23 Ultra devices at the end of May or early June 2023.

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