Samsung outlines Galaxy S24 camera features coming to previous models


Samsung Galaxy S24 series was launched recently with a host of new camera features. Luckily, some of these additions are trickling down to previous models. Samsung listed the features in the South Korea Community Forum, we can through the highlights. 

Turn Motion Photos frames into 12MP images or long-exposure images.

With the One UI 6.1 update, older models will gain the ability to turn any frame of a Motion Photo into a 12MP still image using AI-based upscaling. This update will also let you create long-exposure versions of an image to make them look more realistic. However, the company noted that Motion Photos don’t work with Nightography mode turned on. 

Continuity for Samsung Studio video editor

Samsung Studio, the built-in video editor app, will now enable you to start editing videos on one device (like your phone) and continue editing it on another Galaxy device (like a laptop or tablet). 

Viewing HDR content from social media apps

HDR images/videos shot using social media apps can be viewed in HDR on your device. The feature has been earmarked for the Galaxy S23, Galaxy Z Flip 5, and Galaxy Z Fold 5. 

Updated Single Take 

Single Take camera mode has been updated to enable you to choose the camera you want to use either ultrawide, primary, 3x zoom, 5x zoom, or 10x zoom, before capturing images and videos. It also recognizes pets for better images and videos of them. The feature is said to come to the Galaxy S22, S23 and the Tab S9 lineup. It will also be rolled out in the Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Z Flip 4 & 5 and the Galaxy Z Fold 4 & 5.

Samsung didn’t specify which devices will get the first two features in the list above, we will have to wait for the upcoming One UI 6.1 update to know for sure.