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Anima14

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its okay for capturing photos but for videos its not good. phone overheat so much and also battery drain while recording is very high. not efficient for video recording.
But to be fair, phones are not built for longer 4K and 8K video recording.The iPhone 12 series got overheating problems too.Even the big DSLRs are heating up enormously and got some heat problems in heavy use.
 

isko01

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But to be fair, phones are not built for longer 4K and 8K video recording.The iPhone 12 series got overheating problems too.Even the big DSLRs are heating up enormously and got some heat problems in heavy use.


Yes, I know my friend, i had many phones and I have DSLR. But this is "Overheat". I test 2 phone S21U and Note 10 Plus in the same room, with just opening camera application and wait 5 - 10 minutes, the Note 10 Plus is hot just 43 degrees but S21U cant reached 10 minutes, it forced close bu software and when you touch the phone it is very, very, very, hot. If I hold the Note 10 Plus, I even cant feel the hot. It is not the problem that phone go very hot the problem is you can use camera app.

If I use any other things in camera like video recording, slowmotionu, talking portrait photos and etc... it will go hot much more and much faster.

Please, if you dont believe me you have many post on Redit or Samsung official forum and many others.

I don't want to ruined this post on XDA. Just please if someone have the same problem and if the problem "go away" after some new update, please let me know. How I say I want to buy again but many of them is complaining about Overheating in camera an multitasking. And im scared to buy S21U because in my contry is very hard to return it.
 

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So, still is worth buying S21U? Or waiting M11 Ultra?

P50 Pro ia not possible to buy...
I would recommend waiting if you can. I am in the same boat and see many good deals on ebay but not sure if I should buy again or not because I came across this article.

Looks like this new sensor has a much larger pixel size. I expect images to be much sharper and clearer than the slightly noisy images on the S21U with its 0.8um pixel size. Plus it will have the Snapdragon Image Signal Processor which is arguably bettter. Not sure about xiaomis software though. The last xiaomi I had was the mi3 ages ago and that was pretty good for its time.
 
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Gzoom82

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Well I managed to get a bird shot on the S21U am actually happy to put into the Desktop background album..

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For a phone camera, the amount of creativity on offer is amazing. I cannot wait till lockdown is over and I can try this camera on subjects more interesting than a leaking kitchen tap :).

Samsung should however 100% give use us the use of the x3 optical lens in 'Pro' mode with manual focus. I do wish the 'remote' take feature of the S pen worked for it. You could than mount this on a tripod, and snap away without breaking your back :).

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For a phone camera, the amount of creativity on offer is amazing. I cannot wait till lockdown is over and I can try this camera on subjects more interesting than a leaking kitchen tap :).

Samsung should however 100% give use us the use of the x3 optical lens in 'Pro' mode with manual focus. I do wish the 'remote' take feature of the S pen worked for it. You could than mount this on a tripod, and snap away without breaking your back :).

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they don't want because all modders could create the perfect GCAM mod and nobody will by the S22 Ultra :giggle:
 

eldrid

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For a phone camera, the amount of creativity on offer is amazing. I cannot wait till lockdown is over and I can try this camera on subjects more interesting than a leaking kitchen tap :).

Samsung should however 100% give use us the use of the x3 optical lens in 'Pro' mode with manual focus. I do wish the 'remote' take feature of the S pen worked for it. You could than mount this on a tripod, and snap away without breaking your back :).

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Great click. I know what you mean. The remote clicking function is something I really missed vs my note 9. But to be fair I think you can buy a cheap Bluetooth remote shutter on ebay. I remember getting one of these free with a selfie stick.
 
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UNIK97122

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I would recommend waiting if you can. I am in the same boat and see many good deals on ebay but not sure if I should buy again or not because I came across this article.

Looks like this new sensor has a much larger pixel size. I expect images to be much sharper and clearer than the slightly noisy images on the S21U with its 0.8um pixel size. Plus it will have the Snapdragon Image Signal Processor which is arguably bettter. Not sure about xiaomis software though. The last xiaomi I had was the mi3 ages ago and that was pretty good for its time.
New sensor on xiaomi ou samsung ?
 

beserker15

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Xiaomi mi11 ultra. It will have a new Samsung sensor with 1.4um pixel size much bigger than the current 0.8um

Xiaomi seems to be the testers for Samsung's new sensors. They also got the HMX 108mp sensor first before Samsung refined it into the HM1 of the S20U. Guessing the Note 21U or S22U will have the updated version of the GN2 that's going to Xiaomi.
 

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Tack sharp pics in good light at a beautifullest scenery...I do not see much difference(on the two ship pics something went wrong,didn`t choose the 10x I guess )I tried to look at the two similar pics(the fence)Even there not much difference(in one there is an additional light in the yard).The skies look not so over processed in the SD version?! For me both of them got a painted look, which I hated first, which I start to like after 2 weeks...LOL Mine is going back with a sigh as I do not like the low light video performance.Nothing wrong with the pics and very versatile.Aloha! I envy the warm place you are at.

Some of them were shot in Tasmania - Exynos and the others in Melbourne , Australia, it's summer here :)

I know a few in here didn't believe me that I had the two models for some reason earlier in this thread so thought I'd offer samples. Unfortunately I only had both at the same time for one day so didn't get a real good comparison in the same conditions but it gives you an idea. The details are slightly better on the Snapdragon and the white balance is better on the Exynos in my opinion.
 

beserker15

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Covid vaccination drive through area. Mix of 3x and 10x photos with unreleased GCam test version. Snapdragon.
 

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