Samsung has announced two new features for its Expert RAW camera app, which will be available to users with the next update. In addition to announcing new features, Samsung also said that the release of Expert RAW for Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold2 has been delayed.
The post notes that the Expert RAW app is getting a new Custom Preset feature with the upcoming release. The feature will let users define a custom preset for frequently used camera settings and save it for quicker access.
New Samsung Expert RAW update brings a couple of new features
The first feature of Samsung Expert RAW is the Custom Presets feature, which will allow users to save their custom camera settings and use them to retake photos. The second is the Save Format menu, which will allow users to save shots captured via the Expert RAW app in RAW or JPEG format. Right now, the app stores photos in both file formats, which might be inconvenient.
Currently, the Expert RAW app saves images in both RAW and JPEG formats. The upcoming Save Format menu will give users access to three new options, allowing them to save images in either RAW, JPEG, or both formats.
It has been confirmed today that Samsung Expert RAW won’t support the telephoto lens on the Galaxy S20 Ultra, only the wide-angle and ultra-wide lens. That’s because the Hybrid Optic 10x telephoto lens on the Galaxy S20 Ultra isn’t able to output Bayer RAW, which is what Expert RAW’s Computational RAW is based on.
In addition to announcing new features, Samsung also said that the release of Samsung Expert RAW for Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold2 has been delayed. These smartphones were supposed to have Expert RAW support in the H1 2022, but since it requires a full camera system update, the schedule has changed. However, Samsung aims to release Expert RAW for these devices by September.
Although Samsung has not given an exact date for the release of Samsung Expert RAW for the S20 Ultra, Note20 Ultra and Fold2, the company revealed that Expert RAW will only work with the wide and ultra-wide devices on the S20 Ultra without telephoto support. lens. Samsung says that this is because Expert RAW’s Computational RAW is based on Bayer RAW, in which the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s Hybrid Optic 10x telephoto lens was unable to read the images.
The updated Expert RAW app with the two new features mentioned above is yet to roll out via the Galaxy Store. But it should roll out to users over the next few days.