Check out the iOS 7 camera filters and video zooming in action

Check out the iOS 7 camera filters and video zooming in action
The camera interface is among the many things that Apple chose to redesign with iOS 7. And now that we've taken a look at it first hand, we're pretty content with what Jony Ive and his team have crafted. The new UI is pretty much as simple as it has always been, yet makes taking photos with your iPhone or iPad even more fun. 

Eight camera filters are available in the iOS 7 camera interface, available at the tap of a button. By automatically fine-tuning settings like image saturation, brightness, contrast and hue, they alter the image giving it an artistic or vintage look. The user is presented with a live preview of each filter in action as the frame is being taken, and in case they want to apply one to a photo after it has been already captured, that is totally possible via the image editing menu. 

Another cool thing you can do with iOS 7 is to zoom in and out while shooting video. That is done with a pinch-in or pinch-out gesture. Unfortunately, the zoom is of the digital kind, so those close-ups may result in image quality degradation. The option to snap photos while shooting video is present as well, but these shots are still taken at a resolution of only 1920 by 1080 pixels. 

That's pretty much all that's new in the iOS 7 camera interface. Now feel free to take a look at the samples we took using an iPhone 5. How do you find the new filters?

Related phones

iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)



1. IliyaBeshkov

Posts: 261; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

Zooming while recording video, REVOLUTIONARY!!! :D

9. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Seems that iOS is in deep crisis if there is not even about what to talk except camera filters...

10. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Hahah thats old news take pictures while recording oh that will be in ios8 so they ca sucker more ppl in still I crap..stop riding Google

2. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Excellent, can't wait for the new iPhone, and ios7.

5. ianbbaa

Posts: 332; Member since: Mar 20, 2013

cant believe that iPhone just makes peoples life complete...

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No my wife to be does that

3. Jason2k13

Posts: 1460; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

new camera filters... that's pretty cool i guess lol

4. buraini

Posts: 10; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

The awkward moment when Symbian already had this feature a couple of years ago..

7. modernkoro

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 27, 2010

OMG!!! I have never seen any phone on earth do anything like this before. This is the best innovation mankind EVER invented. I can't wait to upgrade my phone!!!

11. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Lol good sarcasm

8. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

WP shouldve added zooming while recording

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