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The Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus do one thing better than the Ultra (Updated)





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  • Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra lacks true 960fps tremendous slow-motion recording.
  • The company’s inexpensive S21 fashions be offering this selection even though.

Update: January 21 2021 (1 AM ET): After we found out that Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra lacks local 960fps tremendous slow-motion recording (see authentic article underneath), the Korean corporate has printed a reason why for the discrepancy.

Samsung instructed iandroid.eu that the Galaxy S21 Ultra’s 108MP sensor is the reason why for the telephone having software-enhanced 960fps toughen, announcing that the sensor had a decrease shutter pace when recording movies. Fortunately, the S21 and S21 Plus sensors are ready to function at the required shutter speeds to permit local toughen.

Original article: January 19 2021 (2:45 AM ET): The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the costliest type of the lot, and you’re gaining fairly a couple of options over the Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus. Between a QHD+ display, two telephoto cameras, S-Pen toughen, and a 108MP digicam, it for sure delivers a top rate revel in on paper.

There’s a minimum of one house the place the Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus are awesome to the S21 Ultra even though, and that’s in the tremendous slow-motion class. A handy guide a rough take a look at the S21 circle of relatives’s (*7*)spec web page unearths that whilst the base and heart fashions recreation local 960fps tremendous slow-motion recording, the Ultra depends on application to get to this mark.

“On Galaxy S21 5G and S21 Plus 5G, customers can document roughly 0.5 seconds of video captured at 960 fps with roughly 16 seconds of playback,” reads an excerpt of the spec checklist. “On Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, customers can document roughly one 2d of video captured at 480 fps and digitally improve the video to 960 fps with roughly 32 seconds of playback.”

In different phrases, part of all the frames captured through the S21 Ultra on this mode are necessarily duplicates, which will doubtlessly result in ghosting and blur if Samsung’s video processing isn’t as much as scratch.


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This isn’t a marvel even though, as Samsung (*8*)did the identical thing with the (*12*)S20 Ultra closing 12 months. Presumably, the OEM is depending on the S21 and S21 Plus’s 12MP cameras to permit local 960fps tremendous slow-motion recording, because it did with the S20 and S20 Plus. These sensors normally include speedy DRAM reminiscence, permitting the telephone to seize all the ones frames in the first position. Meanwhile, the corporate’s 108MP sensors in most cases lack this {hardware}.

Nevertheless, it is an engaging omission given the spectacular video seize features observed in the (*11*)Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 and Samsung Exynos 2100. In truth, the Qualcomm chipset particularly helps 960fps seize. We’ve requested Samsung to explain chipset and sensor toughen on this regard and will replace the article if/after they get again to us.

In any tournament, we’re guessing that few customers incessantly use tremendous slow-motion recording, nevertheless it’s nonetheless value noting for the few who incessantly use the mode in the first position. Do you favor 960fps sluggish mo or 8K recording in your telephone? Let us know by means of the ballot above!

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