The grand experiment at the beginning of 2016? Samsung walking away from the megapixel wars and reducing the resolution of the Galaxy S7 sensor. The reasoning behind the move was to improve low light performance. The experiment was a very successful one, and Samsung delivered one of the best cameras of the year, at the beginning of the year.
The Note no longer leads the charge for new technologies like camera sensors, instead the Note 5 was in a position where it had to catch up to the Galaxy S6, and this year the Note 7 is doing the same. If the camera hardware is virtually identical, what’s new here for mobile photographers? Let’s take a look through the Note 7’s viewfinder.