Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra camera rumors are coming in thick and fast

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
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As we draw nearer to next year's launch of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, rumors are fast surfacing around the camera abilities of this hotly-anticipated flagship. Most interesting of the latest crop of leaks is a rumor that, though the S24 Ultra is likely to share the same primary camera module as the current S23 Ultra, the new phone may default to recording 24MP images, rather than 12MP shots as in the S23 Ultra.

If true, this would be a simple yet potentially significant way to boost detail capture, all without making any camera hardware changes. It's a trick we've seen Apple employ with the iPhone 15 range, whereby it pixel-bins a 48MP shot down to 12MP, but then merges it with a full-res 48MP image to form a hybrid 24MP photo.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.