Samsung to bring back Pro Mode video recording with the Galaxy S20
On earlier smartphones, Samsung used to let you capture photos and record videos in Pro Mode. But with newer updates, Samsung limited this feature only to photos and those using the feature weren't very happy about it. Well, it seems the Korean tech giant listened to the feedback and will bring back Pro Mode video recording.
While digging through the Galaxy Note9's official One UI 2.0 update, the folks over at XDA-Developers found evidence suggesting the Galaxy S20 (previously rumored as S11) will mark the return of Pro Mode video recording, which will let you control various aspects of its camera manually like shutter speed and exposure.
The teardown also sheds some light on two camera features we've heard of before - Directors View and Single Take Photo.
Directors View will let you lock focus on a subject when recording a video and switch between the main, ultrawide, and telephoto cameras.
The Single Take Photo, on the other hand, is similar to Google's Photobooth mode which takes pictures automatically when it detects optimal moments - like smiling or kissing.
The Galaxy S20 lineup is expected to go official on February 11. That's still more than a month away, but in the meantime, we are likely to learn more about Samsung's 2020 flagships.
- 12 Feb 2020
Really glad to see this, will likely get the s10e because of this. If they get rid of the 6 min record limit, and keep HDR functionality in pro mode, then it's a no brainer. Even better if pro mode can use all three cameras. I don't get how you ...
- 09 Jan 2020
What was that feature? Can you explain what it is and when Samsung axed it?
- 07 Jan 2020
Whyt they have t copy others with camera positioning???