Both companies have announced that Instagram will be able to display HDR photos taken with Samsung's new Galaxy S24 phones. “Every photo or video you take or watch is displayed in its full range of color and contrast, from the moment you capture the content to the moment you post it,” said Samsung's VP of Intelligent Imaging, Dr. Hamid Shaikh said. On stage at the S24 launch event. “In fact, the Galaxy S24 series is the first to have HDR enabled for photos on Instagram.” The app already supports HDR videos.
HDR support is one of the few social media photo-specific features Samsung has announced for its new phones, the Galaxy S24, S24 Plus and S24 Ultra. The smartphone manufacturer announced that Instagram and rival Snapchat will be able to use Samsung's own camera features when taking photos directly from the social media apps.
These features include low-light “nightography” photos, “Super HDR” and video stabilization. Engadget Notes Before video stabilization is available with Instagram and Snapchat, the native camera needs to be enabled in the app, otherwise Instagram and Snapchat should provide a more native-feeling experience for S24 device owners.
Many of Samsung's camera features are available with third-party cameras from Instagram and Snapchat with the Galaxy S24. Engadget You'll want to stay connected to mobile's first-party apps to benefit from AI-centric editing features that can add background blur, remove reflections, and move subjects around a frame.