How does the Scene Optimizer improve my photos?

Last Update date : Sep 21. 2020

The Scene Optimizer goes a step further to automatically enhance the effect and quality of your images.

Using automatic scene optimization

When the camera recognizes a subject or scene, an icon will appear on the screen and the optimized color will be applied automatically. 

Automatic scene optimization, Scene optimizer icon on

Please note: The screenshot above shows the position of the icon using Android version 9.0. If you are using earlier version then the icon will be in the middle, rather than on the right.

What are the different scenes?

The rear camera is able to choose between twenty different modes and apply the one that suits every situation best.

On the S10 phones, ten more scenes are also available:

Please note: Accuracy of Scene Optimizer may differ depending on shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus, or moving subjects. 

Removing automatic scene optimization

You can switch off this feature by simply tapping the moving icon on the screen. The icon will change to a grey color when Scene Optimizer has been deactivated.

 

Automatic scene optimization, Scene optimizer icon off

Please note: The screenshot above shows the correct steps for Android version 9.0. If you are using an earlier version you will need to deactivate by taping the settings icon on the camera preview page, then slide the “Scene optimizer” switch.

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