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# 210255 20-Mar-2017 00:11
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Hello smile


Finally got my Samsung Galaxy A3 after a lot of decision making. Really like the small factor and I think (once I get the case for it) that it's going to be a good phone to use.


Only thing is, I think the quality of images with the camera are rather crappy. I accepted when I migrated from my Nokia Lumia 930 with its 20MP camera to this one at 13MP that there would be a step down in image quality. But this one doesn't have image stabilisation or any features like that I can tell.


What I'd like to know is, rather than using the default camera app, is there one I can download that would improve the quality of my images? I'm not talking about taking 20MP images with the camera I have, I know that's not possible. But something that might sharpen up the images and reduce blurring?


Any help much appreciated :)

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  # 1744193 20-Mar-2017 07:27
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Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.

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  # 1744207 20-Mar-2017 07:55
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D'oh ??


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  # 1744215 20-Mar-2017 08:33
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Your best shot is to check if you can save RAW images and do postprocessing yourself. Otherwise, NO. Sensor is the key.

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  # 1744252 20-Mar-2017 09:25
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Apps can make a difference although in most cases the result is worse than the stock camera app

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  # 1744639 20-Mar-2017 16:54
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can they make a difference? yes, is the difference going to be big and noticeable? not really, as mentioned above it may even be worse


why i say yes is because ive had firmware updates for my phone that have included updates for the camera to make it better.

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