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Samsung Galaxy S5 will feature upgraded flash technology

Samsung has now unveiled a new line-up of flash components, and has even revealed one of these components will be making its way to the Galaxy S5. Keep reading for more details!
February 18, 2014

Earlier today, Samsung revealed that they are planning a new line-up of LED component solutions for tablets and smartphones. Samsung will be demonstrating the new flash line next week at MWC 2014. Even more interesting is Samsung’s revelation that component 3432 1.8t will be “used in the next Galaxy smartphone, which is expected to be introduced later this month.”

So what exactly will this upgraded flash mean for the Galaxy S5? The reflector-integrated flash component is designed to provide a wider field of view, which should provide improved photos in daylight as well as night. Combining the new flash with rumors of the Galaxy S5’s 16MP shooter and possible inclusion of ISOCELL technology, and the GS5’s camera is looking to be nothing short of an absolute winner.

Back in December, we learned that Samsung would be working to bring improved camera functionality to its smartphones to differentiate them from the competition, and it’s looking like the Galaxy S5’s (hopefully) exceptional camera experience may be the result of this effort.

As for the rest of the Flash parts, their are a variety of different kinds including side-view LEDS and flip-chip flash LEDs. There are also other reflector-integrated flash components, aside from the one that will arrive in the GS5. For more details on the new flash components, be sure to check out Samsung’s official blog post.

What do you think of the Galaxy S5 based on what we know so far? Are you excited to see that the camera is getting a dramatic upgrade over past models? Let us know what you think in the comments below.