What is the improvement in Camera quality compared to Galaxy S6's 16M camera?

Last Update Date : Jan 13. 2018

"I have heard in media reports Galaxy S7 supports the 12M camera.  Then, is the Galaxy S7’s camera quality worse than Galaxy S6 with 16M camera?"

 

There are inquiries and concerns regarding Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge's 12M Camera as above.

 

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge support lower pixels camera, but this doesn't mean that worse quality images will be taken by the camera.

 

This is because Dual Photodiode is applied to S7 and S7 Edge camera, pixel size is larger and number of pixels is reduced.

 

Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge:

- 5312 X 2988 of 16:9 ratio; with 16M pixels

 

Galaxy S7/ S7 Edge:

- 4032 X 3024 of 4:3 ratio; with 12M pixels.

 

Even though number of pixels is reduced, detailed expression of camera is equal to or more level as it maintains each pixel’s horizontal line number.

 

With applying the new lens and dual photodiode sensor, Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge take brighter and clearer images with less noise.

 


 


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