The Samsung Galaxy S22 series is getting a new camera update, the company announced today. The update brings a number of camera improvements, including a larger guide size and faster scanning speed while scanning QR codes from the Quick Panel, and more. According to the blog post, Samsung has also optimized the memory and AI engine in Photo, Night and Video modes. The update also brings optimized HDR image quality in Photo mode. The Samsung Galaxy S22 series was unveiled by the South Korean company in February this year.
In an official community blog Post, the South Korean tech giant has announced that it is rolling out the August camera update for the Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra. The company has not yet revealed the regions where the update will be available.
According to Samsung, the August camera update for the Galaxy S22 series adds support for the telephoto rear camera in Hyperlapse mode. The company is also working on an “Astronomical Hyperlapse” feature, which is said to be released later. The new update also increases the size of the guide and improves the speed of QR code scanning from the Quick Panel. Now in photo mode, if a document has been identified before the QR code, then the code will not be recognized. If the camera scans a QR code from a document, users can choose to cancel it, and tap it to scan again if they wish.
According to Samsung, the August camera update also brings optimized memory and AI engine for Photo, Night and Video modes. It also offers optimized HDR picture quality, optimized VDIS performance and better video quality in Photo mode. The camera update for the Galaxy S22 series also brings sharpness and contrast intensity adjustments to the telephoto camera in Pro and Portrait modes. Samsung said that the color and darkness of images in Night Mode have also been improved with the new update. The company is also working on improving the ultra-low light mode with AI learning and it is said that this will be updated later.
To recall, the Samsung Galaxy S22 series was unveiled in February this year. The vanilla Galaxy S22 packs a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 50-megapixel primary Dual Pixel wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens, and a 10-megapixel telephoto lens. It features a 6.1-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with full-HD+ resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection. The phone is powered by an octa-core 4nm SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM.