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    Still camera settings

    To adjust the still camera settings

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. To display all settings, tap Settings icon.
    3. Select the setting that you want to adjust, then edit as desired.

    Still camera settings overview

    Resolution

    Choose between several resolutions and aspect ratios before taking a photo. A photo with a higher resolution has a higher quality, but requires more memory.

    13MP

    4160×3120 (4:3)

    13 megapixel resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on non-widescreen displays or print in high resolution.

    10MP

    4192×2358 (16:9)

    10 megapixel resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on widescreen displays.

    Self-timer

    With the self-timer, you can take a photo without holding the device. Use this function to take self-portraits or group photos with everyone in the photo. You can also use the self-timer if you want to avoid shaking the camera when taking photos.

    10 sec. delay

    A photo is taken ten seconds after you press the shutter button or camera key.

    3 sec. delay

    A photo is taken three seconds after you press the shutter button or camera key.

    Off

    The photo is taken instantly when you press the shutter button or camera key. There is no delay.

    HDR

    Use the HDR (High Dynamic Range) setting to take a photo against strong back light or in conditions where the contrast is sharp. HDR compensates for the loss of detail and produces a picture that is representative of both dark and bright areas.

    This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode.

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