Dear Samsung, I bought a Galaxy A50 assuming that with a 3 lens, 24mp camera came great photos. I was wrong. JPG images taken with the Galaxy A50 are full of artifacts, noise, and lack of detail. These are caused by Samsung's decision to not support the full Camera2 API, Android's official camera API, which enables the capture of RAW images, full manual control of the camera, and official, high-quality HDR, panorama, and Night Mode capabilities. I cannot see why you have decided to not allow us to harness the full potential of the camera. You would get better ratings, because, alas, your camera is better. Users would be more satisfied and be more likely to buy your phones in the future (like me). They could make better use of third party camera apps, regardless of whether or not you choose to update the Samsung Camera App. You would not have to pay developers to build unnecessary photo modes when there are already pre-developed, free versions out there. As I understand, even on your highest-end phones, like the S10, you still do not allow access to the full Camera2 API. Why? Samsung, please fix this. The solving of this issue is so simple, that I will even tell you exactly how to do it. All you have to do is go into the Build.Prop file, and set persist.camera.HAL3.enabled to 1 persist.vendor.camera.HAL3.enabled to 1 persist.camera.stats.test to 5 persist.vendor.camera.stats.test to 5 persist.camera.eis.enable to 1. It's that simple. Users have already gotten this to work on rooted S9s and other devices, so why not just do it? I bet you it will take you no more than 30 minutes to an hour.
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