Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Gets New, More Powerful Camera App

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra which has been in the market for months has just been equipped with a completely new camera app for its latest flagship giving it a significant upgrade. The smartphone though has one of the most powerful cameras but this new app might expand its capturing abilities even better.


The just-released Camera app is named Expert RAW. It is released in the beta version of Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and it allows users to use Pro Mode across all four of the Galaxy S21 Ultra’s rear cameras. That means it’s supported on both telephoto cameras, rather than being limited to just its main and ultrawide sensors.


The new app overcomes a limitation of the Galaxy S21 Ultra, which is that its stock camera’s Pro Mode is only available with two out of its four rear cameras (aka the 108-megapixel main camera and 12-megapixel ultrawide, but not the 10-megapixel 10x telephoto or 3x telephoto).

The new Expert RAW improves camera capturing abilities. It is only available on Galaxy S21 Ultra for now.

Pro Mode is an advanced feature in the camera app that gives you manual control over shooting elements like ISO and shutter speed and lets you shoot in RAW.


The app is noted to shoot in lossless JPEG and 16-bit Linear DNG RAW formats. However, reports said that both produce images that benefit from multi-frame HDR processing, but that the latter offers the flexibility you get when editing a RAW image file.


The new Expert RAW app has only been released in the South Korean Galaxy Store, but it seems to be only available for the S21 Ultra for now, on devices running Android 12. The app’s APK is however available for download if you will like to sideload it.

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