Video is cinema and photography is art with the new Samsung Galaxy S21 5G: why bet for their cameras

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Very few aspects have become as relevant in the mobile phone industry in recent years as the photography and video. With the Galaxy S21 5G series, Samsung takes each of these areas to a level never seen before, across progress and improvements which make the camera of these phones a benchmark in its segment. The camera is so brutal that for the first time Aron Piper video clip could be recorded entirely with a Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.



There are many features and news that the Galaxy S21 5G cameras introduce in terms of photography and video, and some arrive ready to mark a before and after in this field. These are the advances not to be missed.

The entire Samsung Galaxy S21 series.

Single Shot: Let the camera do the work for you

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G offers you a wide variety of controls and settings with which to make the most of the different sensors that make it up. However, sometimes it might be better let the camera take care of everything.

The fascinating camera of the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G.

It is in these situations that the function comes into play “Single Capture”, a function that allows you to capture more photos and videos of different styles, in a single shot. This triple camera of the Galaxy S21 5G located on the back has a 12MP ultra wide angle camera with Dual Pixel focus, which allows you to capture highly defined moments and with great detail, really allows you to achieve the smallest detail.


Galaxy S21 5G cameras in purple and S21 Ultra 5G in black.


Its operation is extremely simple: just choose the mode «Single Capture», point to the scene you want to capture and wait for the camera to work its magic. After a few seconds, you will see several photos and videos in your gallery, so you can be with the ones you like the most.

«Pro» mode for control on another level

He is no longer a beginner: thanks to advanced camera control functions included in the Galaxy S21 5G, you can take full advantage of the sensors of this trio of phones.

Thanks to the “Pro” photography mode, we can vary parameters such as ISO, focus point and distance, exposure or shutter speed, to get it click perfect in any situation.

Photo editing on the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G reaches another level with the SPen.

And if the video is for you, thanks to Director mode you can capture clips quickly switching between different sensors to choose the most appropriate perspective in each scene. It is the first time that Samsung has offered you complete freedom, with which you can simultaneously record through the main camera and the front camera, that is, you can record yourself talking about what you want and show it in real time on the video the landscape you are admiring.

But the best is undoubtedly there ease of use of these seemingly complex tools. The camera app UI makes it enormously easy to control all these parameters, so you can change the settings of your acquisitions in a simple and intuitive way, so you only have to worry about shooting or recording.


"Cinematic" video with 8K resolution

To be able to record video at 8K resolution with excellent image quality that's fine. But be able to capture high resolution images while recording video it's even better.


Each model of the Galaxy S21 5G series can record 8K videos thanks to its high resolution sensors. Also, they are supported by one image stabilizer in so that videos always come out without unwanted vibrations or movements.

And when the videos are already captured, you can always resort to the feature 8K Video Snap, from which extract high quality video captures to save them as images in the mobile gallery. With this feature you can get 33MP photos, so you don't miss a second of the moment.

Spatial zoom to see even further

The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G camera is also in able to magnify what is far away, very away. Thanks to the Space Zoom system it is possible to capture clear images with zoom up to 30x on Galaxy S21 5G and S21 + 5G, and up to 100x on Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.


Also, thanks to the image stabilizer, you won't have need an iron boost to get the shot you are looking for. Just worry about framing and shoot and the Galaxy S21 5G will take care of the rest.

Night mode brightens night photos

With the new night mode included in the Galaxy S21 5G, I am afraid that the only time you will use the flash of cellular and when you look for the lock on the front door on a dark night.

Through machine learning-based algorithms and the combination of several long exposure images taken after pressing the capture button on the camera, night photos taken with the Galaxy S21 5G series models offer more detail and clarity than ever, even in poorly lit scenes.


Portraits that give importance to what is truly important

Thanks to artificial intelligence, i Portraits made with the Galaxy S21 5G are taken to the next level analyzing faces, their angles and directions e combining them with natural light effects to deliver well-focused images and a blurry background effect that gives the importance that the foreground subject deserves.

Also, there are new artistic effects to choose from when taking photos with portrait mode activated, so you'll never tire of experimenting.

La serie Galaxy S21 5G is here to take a giant step in photography by combining hardware of world-class with software that seamlessly supports advances in video and imaging. All this, to end up offering an experience Epic even in everyday situations.

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