I don't need photos bigger than 1MB and preferably smaller. I don't want to contribute to global warming via unneccesary cloud storage. The smallest my A20e camera takes is 2 or 3 MB and I don't want to have to use HEIC files. I could get my previous phone to take photos sized around 200KB. Without having to go through the tedious process of reducing the size after taking them, is there any way I can adjust my A20e phone settings to take smaller photos?
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So i just tested about 7 different ones, i found two i liked if your unable to find one let me know what you think of these options
Cymera: you can add a camera widget to your home screen, worked good.
Camera: worked will with no obvious issues
Thanks for testing them. I appreciate someone who can provide a practical, positive solution.
And maybe Samsung and the big guns will realise we don't all need to take high resolution selfies and photos of our last meal out!
Install this app caller 'open camera' from play store. Launch it. Go to settings -> photo-> at the top select resolution. Make this 1080x1440 (lower if you want). Photos will now be ~ 500kb in size. If you want them to be even smaller, feel free to reduce the resultion even more, to something like 720x960.
I would recommend staying away from "open camera" there are issues. The main issue i found before uninstalling it was when you turn on the flashlight from the in app options it gets stuck on with no option to turn it off.
Odd, I've never got that issue before. In that case look at Footej camera, it's got a similar UI to the stock app and has an option to drastically reduce resolution