Among other things, the camera in Samsung phones also has a Pro mode, which allows more experienced users to be more detailed setting several important parameters for perfect shooting. So relatively “perfect”, because mobile photography, of course, still has its indisputable limits. However, the Korean company decided to equip the phones (so far Galaxy S21 Ultra) with an even better tool than the mentioned Pro mode. This intermediary should be the application Expert RAW.
Supported in S21U running Android 12 or above.
Linear DNG 16bit raw, Lossless JPEG, HDR, ISO, Shutter-Speed, EV, Manual Focus, White Balance, Histogram, UW, Wide, Tele(3x), Tele(10x) lens pic.twitter.com/6VSuDQo9tE
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In addition to traditional selections such as ISO, shutter speed, white balance or exposure, the novelty offers, for example direct histogram preview, better HDR and also saving images to formats Lossless JPG a 6-bit Linear DNG RAW. Samsung has so far made this application available through the Galaxy Store to owners of the Galaxy S21 Ultra with Android 12 (One UI 4.0) in Korea. Expert RAW, however, you can now enter this device with the appropriate system download manually as installation APK file.
While expansion to other regions may be expected within a few days or weeks, it will be available for more Samsung phones don’t know much yet. But let’s hope it’s not just the latest flagship phone.
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