General camera settings
Capturing Mode Settings Overview
Optimize your settings to suit any scene.
Adjust camera settings manually.
Take photos with background sound.
Take photos or videos with virtual scenes and characters.
Apply effects to photos or videos.
Take wide-angle and panoramic photos.
Superior auto mode detects the conditions you are shooting in and automatically adjusts the settings to ensure you take the best photo possible.
Use Manual mode when you want to manually adjust your camera settings for photos and videos.
You can apply AR (augmented reality) effects to your photos or videos and make them more fun. When using the camera, this setting lets you integrate 3D scenes into your photos or videos. Just select the scene you want and adjust its position in the viewfinder.
You can apply different effects on your photos or videos. Add a Nostalgic effect to make photos look older, or a Sketch effect for a more fun image.
You can take wide-angle and panoramic photos from the horizontal or vertical direction in an easy press-and-sweep motion.
To take a panoramic photo
- Activate the camera.
- Tap , then select .
- To select a shooting direction, tap .
- Tap the screen and move the camera slowly and steadily to the direction of movement indicated on the screen.
Downloading camera applications
You can download free or paid camera applications from Google Play™ or other sources. Before you start downloading, make sure that you have a working Internet connection, preferably over Wi-Fi® to limit data traffic charges.
To download camera applications
- Open the camera application.
- Tap , then tap DOWNLOADABLE.
- Select the application that you want to download, and follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Use Quick launch settings to launch the camera when the screen is locked.
After you drag inward, the main camera is launched from sleep mode.
|Launch and capture|
After you drag inward, the still camera is launched from sleep mode and a photo is captured.
|Launch and record video|
After you drag inward, the video camera is launched from sleep mode and starts recording.
Tag photos with details of where you took them.
Identify a focus area, and then touch the camera screen with your finger. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger.
You can choose to save your data either to a removable SD card or to your device's internal storage.
Photos or videos are saved on the device memory.
Photos or videos are saved on the SD card.
Activate to disable the touch operation to avoid unintentional touches.
This function adjusts the color balance according to the lighting conditions. The white balance setting icon is available on the camera screen.
Adjusts the color balance automatically to suit the lighting conditions.
Adjusts the color balance for warm lighting conditions, such as under light bulbs.
Adjusts the color balance for fluorescent lighting.
Adjusts the color balance for sunny outdoor conditions.
Adjusts the color balance for a cloudy sky.
This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode.