October 28, 2013
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy S4 aa (34)

About six months ago, the Samsung Galaxy S4 arrived to the market bringing with it a 13MP camera with some pretty impressive software features. Now that the Galaxy Note 3 is here, the device’s camera is essentially the same as the GS4, but the biggest difference is in the Note 3’s updated camera app.

The Note 3 camera app adds a few new features to the table, including the new Surround Shot mode that works by stitching together individual photos into one spherical image. Think: Photosphere.

While Surround Shot and the other minor changes in the Note 3 camera app might eventually come to the GS4, why wait? Thanks to the efforts of XDA member LastStandingDroid, the Note 3 camera app has now been ported over to the Galaxy S4. Even better, all the Note 3 features are said to be working perfectly.

Installation is relatively easy, too. All you need to do is flash a zip file to your S4 via custom recovery to get it up and running on your Touchwiz-equipped Galaxy S4.

For more details on how to install the camera app on your handset you’ll want to head on over to the XDA Developer’s Forum.

Andrew Grush
Andrew is dedicated to reporting on the latest developments in the world of Android, and is very passionate about mobile technology and technological innovation in general. While he appreciates Android in all of its forms, he prefers a clean stock experience when possible and currently rocks a Nexus 5. Andrew also loves to engage with his readers, and welcomes well-thought-out conversations and responses in the comments section!
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