Camera is one of the applications used the most by the smartphone users. Google Camera v4.1 that was shipped with Android Nougat has been impressive with the tons of new features. The camera introduced new animations effects and UI tweaks.

More so, the app has the pause video recording feature. But now, we have found another amazing hidden feature known as a twist gesture. Though you can’t launch the Google camera with this gesture, it enables you to swap between cameras. The gesture can be a little complicated at first but when you use it a few times, you will be good to go.

The Google Camera application is also getting interface adjustments that include cleaner animations and intuitive options.

Inside the Google Camera

You don’t have to touch the camera icon to launch the application. You can enable a quick launch that allows you to launch the camera app by double pressing the power option. To do this enable by default.

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After launching the camera, slide it to the left go get different options for the sort of shot you would like to take. On the other hand, the Photo Sphere allow users to take a 360 degree view by guiding you on taking single snapshots all around you.

The Panorama shot tends to offer a similar effect, letting you capture a wide picture by gradually moving your smartphone across a landscape.

 Lens Blur allows you to capture an object or a person up close and then blur the rest of the picture so that the subject can stand out. The slow motion mode record videos as usual, but play them at a lower rate.

You can pinch-to-zoom to focus on an object or zoom back out. One can touch anywhere on the camera display to increase the focus on the object. You just have to slide right to left on your screen and you will be able to switch over to video. To go back to capturing photos, do the reverse.

Making tweaks in settings

In the camera’s settings, you can easily turn on the grid for a viewfinder, but you cannot change its layout. The camera also provides you with an option to save the location of the imaged captured. It also allows users to change the resolution of what the back and front camera will shoot with. The features and choices available depend on your phone’s hardware and what type of Android version you are running.

Source: AndroidCentral

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