A closer look: the macro camera of the Samsung Galaxy A51 and A71
One of the new features on Samsung's Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 is the macro camera. With its 5 megapixel resolution and f / 2.4 aperture, it is not a high flyer, but it does offer very interesting possibilities. Awaiting our extensive review, here some first pictures and impressions.
Galaxy A51 and A71 macro camera: photos
In our hands-on preview of the Galaxy A51 you could already see a few photos taken with the macro lens. They were taken under moderate conditions. In the mean time we were able to take some more photos with this mode in the drizzly weather, to give you a better picture of what the macro camera can do exactly.
Attached you will therefore find five snapshots – the entire photo, and a 100% crop. The lens in the Galaxy A51 and A71 has a fixed focal point, so you cannot focus yourself. With the device in your hand, you need to find the distance that gives the sharpest image. Moreover, a macro lens is of course not a zoom lens. With the latter you can "get closer to objects or people further away." With a macro camera you can only capture things from very close – but you have to stand close by yourself.
That does not mean that you can have a lot of fun with such a lens. Of course you should not expect miracles due to the low resolution and the smaller aperture. We only draw conclusions about the macro camera – and the other lenses, of course – in our extensive review. But with this you already know what you can expect about this lens in the Galaxy A51 and A71.
Above: whole photo, below that 100% crop
Release and offers
The Galaxy A51 is already available in a number of stores in the Netherlands. The Galaxy A71 follows towards the end of the month. You can order both devices now – we have already listed the best deals per provider.
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