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Galaxy S6 camera made by Samsung and Sony

We have already shown here on the site that Galaxy S6 and S6 edge have the best cameras among the top of the line smartphones available today. However, Samsung device owners are noticing a considerable difference in the result delivered by the Galaxy S6 camera. Check out more details in the article below.

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Galaxy S6 camera made by Samsung and Sony./ ANDROIDPIT

Some Galaxy S6 owners are reporting that there is a difference in sensor used on some models of the same device. According to a test posted on XDA forum, a particular model presented the sensor Exmor (IMX240) of Sony, while the other featured the ISOCELL (S5K4E6) made by Samsung itself. Check out the test image below.

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Galaxy S6 models run with different sensors. / Frum XDA
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<p>The website <em>SamMobile</em>, also performed different tests with two models of the Galaxy S6. The images below show a difference in color reproduction, and in the depth field between Sony and Samsung sensors embedded in the devices.</p>
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ISOCELL sensor (left) vs. Exmor (right) ./ SamMobile
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Testing concludes that under low light conditions ISOCELL, made by Samsung, captured vivid colors with good fidelity. Sony's IMX240 sensor reproduced warmer colors, greater clarity and more depth. Remembering that there are no differences in model numbering or chipset used by the manufacturer.

So far Samsung has not clarified why there is this variation in the sensors of the Galaxy S6. The situation similar to Galaxy Note 4, which in its version packed by Exynos has its own sensor, while the version with Snapdragon 805 equipped with the Sony component. If you have a Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, and want to see which sensor runs on your device, just type * 34971539 #. on the dialer and wait for the information to appear on the screen.

And a, did you notice much difference between the captured images?

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