Using Camera and Camcorder

Use Camera or Camcorder to take and share pictures and videos. Your phone comes with a 5.0 megapixel camera with auto-focus feature that lets you capture sharp pictures and videos.

Important You must install a storage card before you use Camera or Camcorder. All pictures or videos that you capture on your phone are stored on the storage card. For more information on how to install a storage card on your phone, refer to Chapter 1.

Opening Camera

Press HOME, then and then tap Camera if you want to capture photos or Camcorder if you want to shoot videos. When you open Camera, the screen orientation will depend on how you are holding the phone. For camcorder, the screen automatically switches to landscape orientation.

Tip You can easily switch to the other capture mode while you are in Camera or Camcorder. Refer to "Changing capture modes" in this chapter for details.

Current capture mode. Tap to switch between Photo and Video modes.

Opens the Albums program See "Albums" in this chapter for details.

Current capture mode. Tap to switch between Photo and Video modes.

Opens the Albums program See "Albums" in this chapter for details.

Camera screen when phone is held upright.

Camera screen when phone is held horizontally.

Camera screen when phone is held upright.

Camera screen when phone is held horizontally.

* In Video mode, this shows the recording duration.

To show the Zoom control and the remaining available shots or recording duration, slide your finger up or down on the Camera screen. The Zoom control will disappear after a few seconds.

Closing Camera

On the Camera screen, press HOME or BACK.

Changing capture modes

The phone offers two capture modes: Photo and Video. On the screen, tap [Q to switch between Photo and Video modes.

Taking pictures

1. Switch to Photo capture mode.

2. Frame your subject on the screen.

Tip Hold the phone upright when taking portrait shots or hold the phone horizontally when taking landscape shots. By doing this, you do not need to rotate the photo after capturing it.

3. Tap an area on the screen you want to focus. The auto-focus indicator appears and starts to focus on the selected area.

4. Press the TRACKBALL to take the shot.

Tip Slide your finger up or down on the Camera screen to show the Zoom control.

Drag the Zoom control slider up or down to zoom in or out. You can also slide your finger up or down on the screen to zoom in or out.

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