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Cannot turn off HDR


While I am awaiting the return packaging of this phone (yes, cannot bear the visible fingerprint reader issue) I have noted something else while messing with the camera


You cannot turn off HDR in photos.


Normally, you take a pic and the HDR icon appears telling you it is going to get stuck in after you take the shot. Take the phot and view it and you can see this happen.


Now, in the camera settings, turn off the "HDR (rich tone)" option and the icon no longer appears when you are taking a photo.


Take another photo with HDR and look for yourself


HDR kicks in and the 2 photos look IDENTICAL


And yes, the scene optimizer is completely off.



Was this a complete rush?

I think we're all unhappy with the camera on this device sadly.
Yes, there have been 2 updates since release but the problem is still there 😡😡😡 everything else is good but this is annoying

I just want to understand what's the point off this forum if no one replies from Samsung on an issue like this?

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It's 25.10.2019 now, and it's still an issue. An unsolved issue. Shame. 

The only way to "disable" HDR if I shoot Burst shots, so the phone doesn't have "time" (capacity) to apply HDR on all photos... 

I still can't understand, how is it possible that "HDR Off" means "HDR sometimes on, sometimes off" for Samsung... 

Will be it fixed ever...?

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