Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Android 5.1 update does bring RAW support and lower ISO values after all

About three weeks ago we reported exclusively that the Android 5.1.1 for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge is going to bring new features to the camera app such as the ability to shoot in RAW as well as lower ISO values. The Android 5.1.1 update was released a few days back for both handsets and these features were nowhere to be found, but as it turns out we were right after all. Android 5.1.1 for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge does bring RAW support and lower ISO values, it’s just that these features can not be accessed through the stock camera app.

The Pro mode that’s already present in the camera app allows users to customize the ISO value but at the moment 100 is the lowest ISO setting, we reported that the Android 5.1 update will add an even lower value of ISO 50 which is the lowest you can find on many digital cameras. We also said that manual control of shutter speed might also be added in this update and all of that has turned out to be true.

To access all of these advanced camera features on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, just install a third-party camera application from the Google Play Store that has full support for Lollipop’s Camera2 API. It’s unclear when Samsung is going to enable all of these features in the stock camera app but for now third-party apps are the way to go if you want lower ISO values, RAW support and control over the shutter speed.

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arovik
11 months 5 days ago

Are you serious? did you not test with a 3rd party app?? The Camera API 2 is a android feature, not a samsung feature, so first step would be to use a 3rd party app to check for it’s excistance

andres ross
11 months 7 days ago

Just bought the Camera FV-5 and let me tell yall..this cam app is the shit…I took some amazing dam pictures um talking full detail very sharp images…This made my stock S6 cam look bad sorry to say…would be great if we can get all this Manuel mode options on the stock S6 cam smh I had the Un paid app at first but didn’t get full resolution till I bought paid version…Yes this is the one if you have A Galaxy S6…if anybody else find a better app plz post it till then this is the one…

cool2cool
11 months 6 days ago

WTF is Manuel ?

denizgaiz
11 months 7 days ago

I hpe this feature will be made available for Note 4. U guys think so?

yacbos
11 months 7 days ago

it looks more like ths stock app of the oneplus :D

hawbsh
11 months 7 days ago

s5 mini ??????

andres ross
11 months 7 days ago

What camera app is this showing on the screen shot up top?????camera fv-5 has a most of the controls but the image quality isn’t there…Shutter speed and lower ISO are presented witch is a great sign but would be nice to have all this on the stock camera

guspimentabr
11 months 7 days ago

I don’t care about camera features.
I just want know when Samsung will fix the memory and battery issues and finally transform S6 in a real premium device. To be honest, I about to sell my S6 and back S5 due poor battery perfornance

Leopolis
11 months 6 days ago

There is a fix for the memory problem. Works great. No additional battery drain or lags(like some say).

cannonhand07
11 months 7 days ago

U r korrect mate.Camera ist not necessary as compared to battery issue n Ram.First try to fixed imp problem.
Behonestly s6 n s6 edge battery timing is poor as compared to S5.

guspimentabr
11 months 7 days ago

Thanks for the answer.
I fell frustrated :(

Acorns
11 months 7 days ago

Not had the update yet but the pics I’ve taken in good light show an ISO of 40

phate89
11 months 7 days ago

That’s in auto mode. In pro (manuale) mode the lowe you can set is 100

andres ross
11 months 7 days ago

Wat camera is available for these features

LeifS
11 months 7 days ago

Which camera app is that on the screenshots? It doesn’t look like camera fv-5 or manual camera to me .. is there another one that supports the api v2?

LeifS
11 months 7 days ago

Nevermind, found the xda/reddit thread. It’s snap camera.

cannonhand07
11 months 7 days ago

Still i ve not received 5.1.1 update in Germany.I think maybe available next month.Samsung please try to fixed the wifi problem please.Numbers of people faced wifi disconnect pb ..thanks

abol7orouf
11 months 7 days ago

me too face wifi probleme…the most probleme must be fixe is wifi and battery drink probleme (google play service)

cool2cool
11 months 6 days ago

how can you drink battery ?

Azar1998
11 months 6 days ago

LMFAOOOO

oajaya
11 months 6 days ago

LOL

 
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