Galaxy Buds2 Pro and Galaxy Watch Series improve the photography experience of Galaxy smartphones – Samsung Newsroom UK

Connected to the Galaxy smartphone through software updates, these objects offer users new ways to capture the world as they see and hear it.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced new software updates to the Galaxy Buds2 Pro and Galaxy Watch series that improve content capture for Galaxy owners everywhere. Samsung Galaxy smartphones have long provided unique photo and video experiences, allowing users to create, capture and share the best moments of their lives. The already powerful cameras of Galaxy smartphones paired with the latest Samsung connected devices are now enhanced with 360 Audio Recording, a unique feature that brings immersive sound to video content, as well as an updated camera controller. a distance. These software updates reflect Samsung’s continued commitment to enrich current devices and deliver the most innovative experiences.

360 Audio Recording: Capture the world as you hear it

New 360 Voice Recording feature[1] allows users to capture audio from video with true fidelity. By pairing Galaxy Buds2 Pro with a Galaxy smartphone, anyone can shoot high-quality videos anytime, anywhere, and record live audio without the need for bulky professional equipment. This feature captures sound in 360° thanks to the microphone located in each earcup. The listener is thus transported to the heart of the concert crowd or to the middle of the forest with the sound of nature. Users can then broadcast their videos to their favorite social networks or friends with realistic and immersive sound.

360 Voice Recording is the first Galaxy feature to benefit from LE Audio[2], a new advanced Bluetooth audio standard. This new technology offers better sound quality as well as improved latency and battery life. In addition to providing higher quality music, Bluetooth LE Audio expands the range of audio experiences by offering more complex and rich sound, which can then be shared with other users. Now, Galaxy Buds2 Pro with Bluetooth LE Audio records binaurally and benefits from both left and right microphones. By connecting Buds2 Pro to Galaxy Z Flip4 or Fold4, users are in the moment and enjoy high-quality stereo sound and video.

Camera Controller: Frame the perfect shot from your wrist

When it comes to photos and videos, Galaxy smartphones aim to maintain creative control in all conditions. This is especially so thanks to the Galaxy Watch’s Camera Controller app. It allows users to control their phone’s camera directly from their wrist. A new update coming soon to the Galaxy Watch5 and Watch4 series enriches the Camera Controller with focusing features[3] to take more accurate photos. Users can now remotely control their phone’s camera zoom by simply touching their watch’s screen or rotating its rotating bezel. This function is ideal for taking group photos or solo selfies by placing the camera at a distance. This eliminates the need to pan back and forth to the camera to frame the perfect shot.


The new 360 Voice Recording feature will gradually become available on Galaxy Buds2 Pro and Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 via software updates starting today. Camera Controller feature update will be available on Galaxy Watch5, Watch5 Pro, Watch4 and Watch4 Classic from February 20232. These new connected device features should provide new and unprecedented experiences, allowing you to take more advantage of the new capabilities that the Galaxy camera has to offer.

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[1] This feature will be available on Galaxy Buds2 Pro paired with a Galaxy smartphone running One UI 5.0 or later and supporting LE Audio, including the Galaxy Z Filp4, Z Fold4 and future Galaxy smartphones. This requires the installation of the latest software versions of the Galaxy smartphone and Galaxy Buds. To enable this feature, go to the Samsung Camera app > after selecting a video mode, select Camera settings > select Advanced video options > enable 360° Audio Recording.


[3] This feature will be available on Galaxy Watch5, Watch5 Pro, Watch4 and Watch4 Classic paired with a Galaxy smartphone running One UI 5.1 or higher and supporting the Camera Controller app. This requires installing the latest version of the software via the Galaxy Wearable app.

[4] Availability may vary depending on the market, carrier, model and smartphone the device is paired with. The update will be available on the Bluetooth versions first, then roll out to the LTE versions.

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