Samsung Galaxy A Series. Samsung started offering optical image stabilization (OIS) on the main cameras of a few of its mid-range Galaxy A series devices, such as the A52 and A72. However, it has different plans for next year.
As per confirmed reports from Korea, Samsung is likely to add this feature In Samsung Galaxy A Series to the main cameras it is going to launch in 2022. It can be termed as unrivalled democratization of this feature that has been reserved for flagships only until this year.
OIS In Samsung Galaxy A Series
If Samsung succeeds in doing this then it will have a crucial differentiating feature for its mid-range phones as compared to Xiaomi. The benefit of the Chinese Company’s devices is the affordable price range compared to Samsung. But the Korean company’s handsets may have an added feature and an upper hand in camera image quality.
But the main concern is the awareness about the OIS feature. It’s an open question how many people know about it, what it is and why it is important. It is also worth noticing how many would choose a phone over another based on this specific feature. Well! We just have to wait and watch until next year.
Just for awareness’s sake; The report also says a camera with this feature is around 15% more expensive than one without it, and the impact of adding it into a phone’s bill of materials is about 3%.