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    I just got a Samsung galaxy 3 and I'm bouncing back and fourth between my l920 and the gs3 and there's pros and cons to both phones but my question is how come when you zoom 100% on a photo on the wp8 it looks like crap and on the gs3 its just about perfect?
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    Post us the screenshots of both 100% rendering to compare. I've always found Lumia 920's 100% crispier to say the least. Even better once it goes on a bigger screen. It could well be the way it was taken?
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    Try getting Hd photo viewer from the market and then looking at the pictures on your lumia. The stock photo viewer doesn't do the pictures justice.
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    When you zoom, it looks kinda bad, but then you take the actual photo, it looks very sharp ir beautiful
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    That's because the photos are at 100% by default, zooming in changes it to 150 or 200% respectively.
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    WP8 display compressed photos in order to maintain smooth pan and zoom. It had been reveal some time ago by devs.
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    Bigger screen, not enough MP
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    Quote Originally Posted by eric12341 View Post
    That's because the photos are at 100% by default, zooming in changes it to 150 or 200% respectively.
    You actually couldn't be any more wrong. The native resolution of the phone is far less than the resolution of the photo.
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    I understand what you mean. I have an 8x, and an S3 and can only say its how either the software or Android compressed the image.

    ProShot on wp8 give a similar result (only when viewed inside of the app) because it looks like its still a raw image and wasn't compressed yet.

    But to sum up, its how wp8 compresses the jpeg, but you also need to work with your sharpness, lessening of, and zoom in a tad, to get clearer zoomed in pictures. At least it works for me.
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    get HD photo viewer from store and see if your issue's solved or not

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