Nokia Camera updated with a slew of new features – Living Images, continuous autofocus, and more
Living Images is one of the exclusive features for the devices you mentioned above. You might recall that we reported about it several months ago, when it was demonstrated at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference. What Living Images does is pretty simple, yet equally impressive – whenever you open the camera app and aim your phone's camera towards something that you want to take picture of, Living Images captures a brief video right before and after you press the shutter button. Said video is then combined with the still image that you just took. The result is a so-called
Another new feature of the Nokia Camera app that is exclusive for the Lumia 930, 1520, and the Icon is the continuous autofocus. Just as its name suggests, this new functionality paves the way for faster focusing, which is always welcome.
The update for Nokia Camera also brings a number of additional features that are available for all supported devices. After the update, Lumia fans will be able to record surround sounds while taking videos. Additionally, the app scored a new camera roll, which comes with "full resolution zoom and inline playback of videos, cinemagraphs, smart sequences and Refocus images". Last, but definitely not least, comes Nokia Camera's integration with Nokia Creative Studio and Nokia Video Trimmer – these nifty apps enable you to unleash your imagination and edit your photos and videos.
Download: Nokia Camera (Windows Phone)