The folks over at SamMobile have heard through sources that Samsung is preparing a sizeable update for the cameras in their new flagships, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The update should come as a part of the phone’s Android 5.1.1 update.
According to this report, details on what these big changes may be are not exactly known, but the expectation is that they will introduce RAW support and shutter speed control. Even though the camera API in Lollipop gave manufacturers and developers access to both of those features, Samsung left them out for some odd reason on these two phones. As you know, both the HTC One M9 and LG G4 support these, so it would make a lot of sense for Samsung to get with the program before long.
All I really hope, is that they don’t mess up the cameras. The Galaxy S6 is the first phone in years that I have found myself constantly wanting to use to shoot photos of whatever I’m doing. It’s just so good, so fast, and so fun.
On a side note, the official 5.1.1 update is said to be different than the random 5.1.1 update that showed up on that T-Mobile phone a week ago.