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General camera settings

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Capturing mode settings overview

Icn sony camera superior auto Superior auto
Optimise your settings to suit any scene.
Icn sony camera mode manual Manual
Adjust camera settings manually.
Icn sony camera picture effect Picture effect
Apply effects to photos.
Icn sony sweep panorama Sweep Panorama
Use this setting to take wide-angle, panoramic photos. Just press the camera key and move the camera steadily from one side to the other.

Quick launch

Use Quick launch settings to launch the camera when the screen is locked.

Launch only
When this setting is activated, you can launch the camera when the screen is locked by pressing and holding down the camera key.
Launch and capture
When this setting is activated, you can launch the camera and capture a photo automatically when the screen is locked by pressing and holding down the camera key.
Launch and record video
When this setting is activated, you can launch the camera and start capturing video when the screen is locked by pressing and holding down the camera key.
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Geotagging

Tag photos with details of where you took them.

Touch capture

Identify a particular focus area by touching the camera screen with your finger. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger. This setting is only available when focus mode is set to touch focus.

Shutter sound

Choose to turn on or turn off the shutter sound when you record a video.

Data storage

You can choose to save your data either to a removable SD card or to your device's internal storage.

Internal storage
Photos or videos are saved on the device memory.
SD card
Photos or videos are saved on the SD card.

White balance

This function adjusts the colour balance according to the lighting conditions. The white balance setting icon Icn sony cam white balance main is available on the camera screen.

Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance auto Auto
Adjusts the colour balance automatically to suit the lighting conditions.
Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance incandescent Incandescent
Adjusts the colour balance for warm lighting conditions, such as under light bulbs.
Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance fluorescent Fluorescent
Adjusts the colour balance for fluorescent lighting.
Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance daylight Daylight
Adjusts the colour balance for sunny outdoor conditions.
Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance cloudy Cloudy
Adjusts the colour balance for a cloudy sky.
NoteThis setting is only available in Manual capturing mode.
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