Video camera settings
To adjust the video camera settings
- Activate the camera.
- Swipe the screen to select .
- To display settings, tap .
- Select the setting that you want to adjust, then make your changes.
Video camera settings overview
The Scene selection feature helps you to quickly set up the camera for common situations using pre-programmed video scenes. Each scene setting is designed to produce the best quality video possible in a specific recording environment.
Scene selection is automatic.
The Scene selection feature is off and you can shoot videos manually.
Use for shooting videos against soft backgrounds.
Use for videos of landscapes. The camera focuses on distant objects.
When turned on, light sensitivity is increased. Use in poorly lit environments. Videos of fast-moving objects may get blurred. Hold your hand steady, or use a support. Turn off night mode when lighting conditions are good to improve the video quality.
Use for videos of seaside or lakeside scenes.
Use in bright environments to avoid overexposed videos.
Use for videos of fast-moving objects. The short exposure time minimises motion blurring.
Use for indoor videos in poorly lit environments. This scene picks up indoor background lighting or candlelight. Videos of fast-moving objects may get blurred. Hold your hand steady, or use a support.
Adjust the video resolution for different formats.
|Full HD (30 fps)
Full HD (Full High Definition) format with 30 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio.
|Full HD (60 fps)
Full HD (Full High Definition) format with 60 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio.
HD (High Definition) format with 16:9 aspect ratio.
VGA format with 4:3 aspect ratio.
Record videos suitable for sending in multimedia messages. The recording time of this video format is limited so that video files can fit in a multimedia message.
Turn on auto-capturing to take pictures automatically while recording a video. Using the Smile Shutter™ feature the camera automatically takes snapshots of smiling faces while you continue to record your video.
To turn on Smile Shutter™ (video)
- Activate the camera.
- Tap .
- Find and tap Auto-capturing (video) > Smile Shutter.
When recording a video, it can be difficult to hold the device steady. The stabiliser helps by compensating for the small movements of your hand.
Activate to compensate for major and minor camera shakes.
Activate to remove the high-frequency camera shakes.
The stabiliser is turned off.
Use the torch to provide lighting for videos when ambient lighting conditions are poor or when there is a backlight. The video flash icon is available on the video camera screen. Note that the video quality can sometimes be better without a light even if lighting conditions are poor.