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    Using camera apps

    Use camera apps to boost creativity and modify your photos and videos, and share with friends. You can create virtual scenes, panoramic photos and more.

    Read about our camera apps on the Photo and video apps page.

    Creating with camera apps

    AR effect

    AR effect is the augmented reality app that lets you apply fantastical worlds to your photos or videos, and to create avatars and stickers.

    To take a photo or record a video with an AR effect

    1. When using the camera, tap Mode.
    2. Tap AR effect icon and select a scene.
    3. Press the camera key or tap the shutter button to take a photo or record a video.

    Creative effect

    With the Creative effect app you can preset effects and colour filters before taking a photo or recording a video.

    To take a photo or record a video with a creative effect

    1. When using the camera, tap Mode.
    2. Tap Creative effect icon.
    3. Swipe to browse filters, or tap a filter to preview the effect.
    4. Tap Apply creative effect icon to apply the filter and return to the camera screen.
    5. Press the camera key or tap the shutter button to take a photo or record a video.
    6. Tap Switch filter icon to switch filters.

    Panorama

    Use the Panorama app to take wide-angle and panoramic photos.

    To take a panoramic photo

    1. When using the camera, tap Mode.
    2. Tap Sweep panorama icon.
    3. Press the camera key or tap the shutter button.
    4. Move the camera slowly and steadily in the direction of movement indicated on the screen.

    Sound Photo

    Record a background sound and take a photo at the same time with the Sound Photo app.

    To record a background sound with a photo

    1. When using the camera, tap Mode.
    2. Tap Sound-photo icon.
    3. Press the camera key or tap the shutter button to start recording and take a photo. The recording stops automatically.

    Slow motion videos

    Good lighting conditions are essential when you record slow motion videos.

    Add powerful effects to your videos with Slow motion and Super slow motion video modes.

    The Slow motion effect is added after a video is recorded at normal speed, while Super slow motion can be recorded in two ways. You can either record separate short videos in Super slow motion , or short sequences embedded within a video recorded at normal speed. Super slow motion videos can be recorded in HD or Full HD resolution.

    To add slow motion effect after recording a video

    1. When using the camera, swipe the screen to select Record video icon.
    2. Tap Mode > Slow motion video icon .
    3. Tap Settings icon.
    4. Select Slow motion mode > Slow motion.
    5. Press the camera key or tap the shutter button to record a video.
    6. Tap Stop recording icon to stop recording.
    7. Drag the blue circles to where you want the slow motion effect to appear.
    8. Tap Save slow motion video icon to save the video(s).

    To record a super slow motion video

    1. When using the camera, swipe the screen to select Record video icon.
    2. Tap Mode > Slow motion video icon.
    3. Tap Settings icon.
    4. Select Slow motion mode > Super slow (one-shot).
    5. Press the camera key or tap the shutter button to record a video in super slow motion. The recording stops automatically.

      You can record a super slow motion video in HD or Full HD . When using Super slow motion mode, tap Settings icon > Video size and select a resolution.

    To record a super slow motion sequence in a video

    1. When using the camera, swipe the screen to select Record video icon.
    2. Tap Mode > Slow motion video icon.
    3. Tap Settings icon.
    4. Select Slow motion mode > Super slow motion.
    5. Press the camera key or tap the shutter button to record a video.
    6. Tap Slow motion icon one or more times to record time limited sequences in super slow motion. The recording continues.
    7. Tap Stop recording icon to stop the recording.
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