Samsung Galaxy Note 7: The Camera Basics

The mighty Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is finally unveiled. The company did skip the number 6 for this release but the camera is even better. Some UI cleanup was made so here’s the camera basics for those who might want to get one.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: The Camera Basics

For some who have used a lot of mobile camera from different smartphone manufacturers may see this new camera UI of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as very clean. It is indeed cleaner compared to the previous Note 5 (yes, they have skipped the 6 for an already known reason).

Are you planning to get Samsung’s latest “phablet”? Here’s what you should know about the camera the first time you use it.

Control Locations

Control Locations

On the left side of the Galaxy Note 7 app is the HDR, Flash and Settings Menu.

HDR can now also be used in video mode.

On the right side are the shutter and gallery.

Swipe Gestures

Swipe Gestures

Left to right swipe shows you shooting modes.

Right to left swipe shows you shooting filters.

Swipe up or down toggles between the main and front cameras.

HDR Video

HDR Video

High Dynamic Range can now be used for video with up to 1080p 30fps resolution. Just toggle to video mode and set app to shoot using HDR.

Focusing Speed

Focusing Speed

The dual camera is fast and smooth to focus. Just tap on the screen on the subject that you want to focus on.