Non Standard Preview Format on Samsung SPH M900

by madruga » Sun, 06 Jun 2010 00:40:37 GMT


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 Hello,

I've made an app the processes preview frames from the camera.

It works fime in every single phone except the Samsung SPH M900.

This phone seems to be on 1.5 firmware. When I query the camera
preview format it returns "19" which is neither YCbCr_420_SP or
YCbCr_422_SP or any other documented format. (see
 http://developer.android.com/reference/android/graphics/PixelFormat.html 
and  http://developer.android.com/reference/android/graphics/ImageFormat.html )

Does anyone know what format is this phone using? It is truly amazing
that a manufacturer would decide to break the standards like this.

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