Meet the unprecedented 8K video with Galaxy S20 | S20+ | S20 Ultra
The camera is now more than a smartphone add-on. The Galaxy S20 series has upgraded camera sensors to enable shooting of 8K video. You can also capture parts of a video containing high quality image resolution of 33 million. With the addition of AI (artificial intelligence) technology, the video can be used as an action cam.
Movie-grade video quality that brings you closer to reality
With 16 times higher resolution than full HD (FHD) and 4 times higher than UHD (4K), 8K video captures all the details. Revolutionary advances in resolution enables mobile video shooting to have a very sharp resolution - even at cinema screen size.
8K video recording features
- UHD 8K(7680 x 4320) @24fps are supported
- Recording time : Up to 5 minutes (File size: 600MB / 1 minute video)
- Detailed image quality with over 33 million pixels
- OIS Super steady mode
- Video format : HEVC only
8K video snap
Step 1. Open the Camera app and tap Settings (Top menu)
Step 2. Tap Rear video size in the video menu. Choose 16:9 (8K)
8K video snap
Moments you don't want to miss can disappear instantly. When you want to enjoy all inspiring scenes, the 8K video snap is a whole new way to capture still photography. 8K video turns every frame into a crisp still that you can pinch-to-zoom for once-in-a-lifetime shots.
The unique camera capabilities of the Galaxy S20 series allow you to capture a single picture of an 8K video as a high-quality photo. If you touch the Snap icon whilst an 8K video is playing, it will be saved as a picture just like screen capture.
However, it is quite different from a normal screen capture. Screen captures usually degrade the image quality, but this feature provides easy extraction for high resolution just like an actual shot.
Note: Extracted photography from 8K videos you record is high resolution, 33MP.
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