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Samsung will deliver its best smartphone camera to date with the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung will deliver its best smartphone camera to date with the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung’s major overhaul of the Galaxy S6 won’t stop at a brand-new design and vastly improved software. We’re also expecting the best internal components available, including a new rear-facing camera that will have a 20-megapixel sensor and optical image stabilization.

Of course, Samsung won’t confirm that until its Unpacked event on March 1, but the South Korean company has promised that you’ll get effortlessly “amazing pictures” from the Galaxy S6.

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Smartphone cameras have improved tremendously in the last few years but a camera is only as good as the photography skills of the person using it. If your photography skills are poor, it does not matter whether you use a Lumia 1020 or an HTC One, the final images will still come out looking mediocre.

Thankfully, photography skills are no rocket science and can be easily learnt by anyone. Below, we list down some tips that should help you in taking better photos with your smartphone camera.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Smartphone cameras have improved tremendously in the last couple of years but low-light photography still remains their achilles heel. While OIS has helped improved matters drastically, the overall images in low-light from smartphone cameras are still only barely usable.

Sony now in a bid to improve low-light imaging performance of its sensors has created a new curved CMOS sensor via its proprietary “bending machine” that looks like a human eye and which in turn allows it to take in more light.

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A new leak has shed light on what could be another unique selling point of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. Sources claim that the device will boast a dedicated, touch-sensitive camera shutter key called the “Side Touch” button that will be invisible to the eye.

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We already know the Galaxy S5 is likely to sport a 16-megapixel camera, thanks to a sample photo that was published on Flickr earlier today. But Samsung looks set to make other changes to improve its photography capabilities, too.

The South Korean company has today teased a new LED flash module on its blog that “will be used in the next Galaxy smartphone.”

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