Take Various Shots

In the Camera auto mode, the following shots are available.

Take Panoramic Photos

You can create a panoramic photo by moving the camera in one direction to photograph and stitch continuous shots of a wide view.

  1. Tap home key > Camera camera app icon.
  2. Tap camera mode icon > Panorama.
  3. Tap take picture icon and then slowly move the camera in one direction.
  • Move the device by following the direction of the arrow in the guideline.
  1. Tap stop video icon to stop capturing the panoramic.

    illustration of panorama

360 Panorama

You can create a 360° panorama photo by moving the camera in one direction.

  1. In the AUTO mode, tap MODE camera mode icon > the 360° Panorama icon panorama icon.
  2. Tap the Capture button take picture icon and then slowly move the camera in one direction.
  • Move the device by following the direction of the arrow in the guideline.
  1. Tap the Stop button stop video icon to stop capturing the 360° panorama.

    illustration of 360 panorama

Food

The food's colors will be enhanced and brightened. You can also adjust the colors of your favorite food image.

  1. In the AUTO mode, tap MODE camera mode icon > the Food icon food icon.
  2. To take a photo, tap the Capture button take picture icon. To record a video, tap the Record button record video icon.
  • Drag the color slide bar on the screen to adjust the white balance and select the best color.
  • If the slide bar is invisible, tap the White balance icon white balance icon to adjust the white balance.

    illustration of food picture

Popout

You can take a photo or record a video by using both the standard and wide-angle cameras located at the back of the device to record the scenes as if they were put in a frame. The scenes shown in the small, front screen are shot by using the standard camera, and the scenes shown in the large, background screen are shot by using the wide-angle camera. Change the front screen to a different shape or apply various effects to take a unique photo or video.

  1. In the AUTO mode, tap MODE camera mode icon > the Popout icon popout icon icon.
  2. Tap the Layout icon layout icon and select the desired layout.
  3. Select the desired effect:
  • Fisheye: Apply a convex lens effect to the area captured by the wide-angle camera.
  • B&W: Apply grayscale to the area captured by the wide-angle camera.
  • Vignette: Darken the edges of the area captured by the wide-angle camera.
  • Lens blur: Blur the area captured by the wide-angle camera.
  1. Tap the Capture button take picture icon to take a photo. To record a video, tap the Record button record video icon.

    illustration of popout

Snap

You can record short videos clips and assemble them into a 60-second short film.

  1. In the AUTO mode, tap MODE camera mode icon > the Snap icon snap icon.
  2. Tap the Record button record video icon.
  • Tap the icon once to record a three-second video clip. Touch and hold the icon to create a longer video clip (maximum length: one minute).

    screenshot of camera snap with callouts
  1. Tap SAVE.

Slo-mo

You can create an entertaining video by changing the moving speeds of subjects in your video. This feature allows you to record a video at a faster rate of speed and then play it at the standard speed so that the video appears to be slowed down.

  1. In the AUTO mode, tap MODE camera mode icon > the Slo-mo icon slow motion icon.
  2. Tap the Record button record video icon and record a video.
  3. Tap the Stop button stop video icon to end the video recording.

    illustration of slow motion

Time-lapse

You can take a sequence of frames at set intervals to record changes that take place slowly over time, such as cloud movements, celestial motions, traffic, and more.

  1. In the AUTO mode, tap MODE camera mode icon > the Time-lapse icon timelapse icon.
  2. Tap the Record button record video icon and record a video.
  3. Tap the Stop button stop video icon to end the video recording.

Note: While recording a Time-lapse, voices are not recorded.

illustration of timelapse

Burst Shot

You can take continuous shots to create the illusion of moving pictures.

In the AUTO mode, touch and hold the Capture button take picture icon.

  • Continuous shots are taken at a fast speed while the Capture button take picture icon is held down.