Post updated April 3rd, 2020 at 11:33 am
For years now, mobile photography and video recording technology have drastically evolved to deliver outstanding visuals and rich details via compact hardware. With that, smartphones are now capable of housing larger sensors to produce even higher resolution in both photos and videos.
So much so that even current phone camera technology could easily challenge digital cameras that are available in the market today. Samsung, on the other hand, had set its sights to further surpass this in order to provide its users with unprecedented performance in photography, and especially video recording.
While 1080p and 4K videos are currently becoming the norm among smartphones, the Korean brand has upped the ante by introducing the ability to record footage in showstopping 8K resolution! This is made possible by its outstanding new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S20 series.
Astonishing 8K Across The Board
Samsung doesn’t hold back with its remarkable 8K video technology. This ability to record footage in staggering high resolution is available on all three of its flagship devices: the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra.
The Galaxy S20 and the Galaxy S20 Plus mostly share the same camera array, which consists of a 12MP ultra-wide, 12MP wide, and an incredible 64MP telephoto sensor. The high-end Galaxy S20 Ultra, on the other hand, features a massive 108MP main camera, 48MP telephoto, and a 12MP ultra-wide. Additionally, both the Galaxy S20 Plus and the Galaxy S20 Ultra variants feature also feature a fourth shooter, a Time-of-Flight (ToF) camera for depth sensing.
The 64MP sensor on the Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus, as well as the 108MP on the S20 Ultra is what enables these three phones to record videos flawlessly in 8K resolution. Along with the advanced camera technology on the devices is Samsung’s high-end Exynos 990 chipset and robust software which ensures the best performance and experience for its users.
True Cinematic Experience
Recording videos in 8K will not only produce excellent visuals to be enjoyed on your Galaxy S20 series’ screen, but can also be witnessed in its high resolution glory on your home TV and even in cinema theaters! To be precise, Samsung’s flagships are able to produce footage at 7680 × 4320 pixels at 16:9 aspect ratio and 24 frames per second.
With 8K recording capability, you’ll be sure to capture videos with sharp and vivid visuals that are presented in cinema-worthy quality. Furthermore, you’ll also be able to zoom into your recordings when playing them on the Galaxy S20 series in order to see the incredible amount of details that are easily missed when viewing in full view.
Unforgettable 8K Moments In Photos
As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Although the Galaxy S20 series are able to record in phenomenal 8K resolution, did you know that you could also easily take amazing photos from the videos themselves?
Thanks to Samsung’s Snapshot feature, you’ll be able to screenshot precious moments in your 8K videos to be saved as memorable photos as well. Thanks to the footage’s superb resolution, images captured using the feature are produced in 33MP with no loss in quality!
Start capturing amazing 8K videos with your very own Galaxy S20 smartphone, available at official Samsung retail stores and authorised retailers nationwide. As mentioned earlier, the flagship series is available in three attractive variations: the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra.
This article is brought to you by Samsung Malaysia.