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By dryla, Senior Member on 21st January 2014, 10:20 PM
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30th January 2014, 11:32 AM |#11  
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Originally Posted by ~iPod~nano~

Woah. Now some people like 16:9 ratio photos...

Maybe someday, phones use 16:9 sensor?

Back in old days, 35mm film is 3:2. Digital photography changes to 4:3 (still 3:2 for high-end/DSLR). Now 16:9 because of phone screen?

for who wants 13MP in Xperia Z -> you can't. That pixel and ratio is because of the hardware, not the software
If you want real 13MP in 16:9 ratio - you must change the image sensor (hardware that captures color and changes to voltage)

Indeed. But I think these people just want the 16:9 look on-screen but 4:3 result in picture. Meaning, they dont mind that they cant see the entire 4:3 photo they're taking, on the screen.

All for the sake of how it looks.
30th January 2014, 10:34 PM |#12  
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How selfish and disrespectful to the OP to carry on battles in his thread
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1st February 2014, 03:56 AM |#13  
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Guys, i want to shoot 13 MP photos in 16:9 aspect ratio, so that while shooting the grey background will be gone and also the picture should be shown in 16:9 ratio in the album. So it will look like i have taken a widescreen picture in 13 MP mode. Is there any possible app or a mod that can be used to tweak the camera?
1st February 2014, 10:46 AM |#14  
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For that to happen, you would have to change the resolution of the image captured by the camera sensor and I don't think that's possible without stretching it as previously stated.
As previously discussed, the 16:9 aspect ratio settings available in the stock camera are simply crops of a larger 4:3 image.
I'm no expert on digital photography, but that's how I understand it. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

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