What Makes the Samsung Galaxy S6's Cameraphone Superior? - dummies

What Makes the Samsung Galaxy S6’s Cameraphone Superior?

By Bill Hughes

In the past, many cameraphones haven’t performed quite as well as a decent digital camera, but Samsung has addressed these issues with the Galaxy S6:

  • Resolution: The resolution on most cameraphones was lower than what you typically get on a dedicated digital camera. The Galaxy S6, however, sports a 16 megapixel (MP) camera — and that’s good enough to produce a 8 x 10 inch print that’s indistinguishable from what you could produce with an analog camera, and 4 x 6’s are plenty large for most uses.

  • Photo transfer: With most cameraphones, the photos are hard to move from the camera to a computer. With the Samsung Galaxy S6, however (remember: it uses the Android operating system), you can quickly and easily send an image, or a bunch of images, anywhere you want, easily and wirelessly.

  • Screen resolution: In practice, many cameraphone users just end up showing their pictures to friends right on their phones. Many cameraphone screens, however, don’t have very good resolution, which means your images don’t look so hot when you want to show them off to your friends. The good news is that the Samsung Galaxy S6 has a bright, high-resolution screen. Photos look really good on the Super AMOLED screen.

  • Organization: Most cameraphones don’t offer much in the way of organizational tools. Your images are all just there on your phone, without any structure. But the Samsung Galaxy S6 has the Gallery application that makes organizing your photos easier. It’s also set up to share these photos easily.