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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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