Summer is about soaking up every last sun-dappled moment and then remembering those golden days with amazing clarity when Labour Day comes and goes. It’s why we’re calling the Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+ 5G and Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G the most coveted phones of the season. With souped-up photography features, your camera roll really turns into a treasure trove of memories. Here, we share three ways the Galaxy S20 Series 5G will up your photography game all summer long and beyond. 

No detail left behind 

How many times have you snapped a pic and thought “Why does it look so much better in person?” Same. That’s where super-high resolution makes all the difference. With a larger image sensor available on the Galaxy S20 Series¹ (up to 108MP on the S20 Ultra 5G trust us, that’s a lot), every little detail, from an errant ice-cream drip to the setting sun glinting off the lake, is captured. But what about when night falls a.k.a. blurry-photo central? Try out Bright Night mode, a brand-new feature for the Galaxy S20 Series 5G that shoots bonfire hangs and fireworks displays as you actually see them. By merging nine pixels into one, all those can’t-miss, low-light moments get their time to shine.

Movie-grade videos in 8K 

You don’t have to be an award-winning director to want your phone videos to be a true visual experience; remembering that time you stayed up to watch the sunrise should be just as visceral and beautiful months later. It’s why the Galaxy S20 Series 5G lets you record high-resolution videos in 8K. Extracting a high-quality pic of that glorious first light is a cinch too – no screenshotting required. The 8K Video Snap feature allows you to grab a high-res still so you’re equipped with plenty of post-able options² .

Stay in the moment with single take

When cottage-weekend antics present too many must-capture moments for you to decide between a photo or a video, turn to the Single Take feature. It works like this: Tap the shutter button, pan across your scene and Single Take will automatically take incredible pictures, GIFs and clips using two cameras – wide and ultra-wide – at once. After a three- to 10-second burst of imagery, you’re left with a portfolio of on-point picks to choose from. As always, the Galaxy S20 Series 5G does the thinking for you, so you never have to miss a moment IRL or on film³.

¹ With a larger image sensor available on the Galaxy S20 5G series, camera resolution is significantly increased for more detailed images and added flexibility for editing, cropping and zooming. Galaxy S20 5G and Galaxy S20+ 5G have a 64MP camera; Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G has a 108MP camera. Another benefit is that the larger sensors take in more light, so you get rich image quality even in low-light situations. The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G takes things a step further with the option to shift dynamically between a high-resolution 108MP mode and a 12MP mode thanks to nona-binning technology, which combines nine pixels into one at the sensor level.

² 8K Video Snap allows you to capture 33MP photos straight from 8K video.

³ Single Take lets you stay in the moment, while you capture the moment. Thanks to its AI camera technologies, the Galaxy S20 5G series can capture a number of photos and videos, such as Live Focus, cropped, Ultra Wide and more that capture your moments the best.