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Camera and Video

Camera

You can use the camera or camcorder to take and share pictures and videos.

Open the Camera

Follow the below procedure to access your phone’s camera.

■ Press and tap Apps > Camera.

Front/Back Camera: Switch between the front and back cameras.

Dual Camera: Take a picture with the back camera and front camera at once, or record videos with both cameras. The image from the front camera displays as a inset on the screen, so you can take a picture of yourself along with the scene from the back camera.

Tap the inset image to resize it, or drag it to a new position on the screen.

Settings: Access camera settings.

Settings Icons: Displays basic settings, such as Smart stabilization, Flash status, and

Voice Control, when they are enabled.

Save Location: The icon displays when the default save location for pictures and videos is an optional memory card (not included).

Mode Indicator: Shows the current Mode, which you can choose with Mode Selector.

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Record: Tap to start recording.

Capture: Tap to take a picture.

Mode Selector: Tap to choose a shooting mode. The current mode displays on the camera screen. Shooting modes allow you to choose modes for automatically adjusting settings to suit conditions, or to access special features like panorama or other specialty shots.

Effects: Choose an effect to add to pictures or videos as you take them.

Gallery: View your pictures or videos.

Take a Picture

You can take pictures with your phone’s front or back camera, or combine shots with Dual mode.

1. Press and tap Apps > Camera.

2. Using the phone’s screen as a viewfinder, compose your shot by aiming the camera at the subject. While composing your picture, use the onscreen options, or these gestures:

 Press the Volume Key up or down to zoom in or out, or touch the screen with two fingers and pinch or spread them on the screen to zoom.

 Tap the screen to focus on the area you tapped.

3. Tap Capture to take the picture.

Note: To include your location in photos, turn on Location tag in Settings.

Tip: To preview a picture after you've taken it, tap the preview window in the corner of the camera screen. (Depending on how you're holding the camera, it may show up in any of the corners.)

Record Videos

In addition to taking pictures, you can record, view, and send videos with your phone’s built-in video camera.

1.

Press and tap Apps > Camera.

2.

Using the phone’s screen as a viewfinder, compose your shot by aiming the camera at the subject. While composing your shot, use the onscreen options, or these gestures:

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 Press the Volume Key up or down to zoom in or out, or touch the screen with two fingers and pinch or spread them on the screen to zoom.

 Tap the screen to focus on the area you tapped.

3.

Tap Record to begin recording. While recording, you can use these options:

 Tap the screen to change the focus area to the area you tapped.

 Tap Capture to take a still picture while continuing recording.

 Tap Pause to temporarily stop recording.

 Tap Stop to stop recording.

Camera Options

Camera options are special options that you can choose, right on the camera screen, to make your pictures or videos special.

1.

Press and tap Apps > Camera.

2.

Tap an option:

Front/back camera: Tap to switch between the front and back cameras. With the front camera, you can take self-portraits or record yourself. With the back camera, you can take pictures or record what’s in front of you.

Dual mode: Tap to display the screen for the front camera inset on the screen for the back camera. You can use dual mode to put yourself in a picture or video.

Mode: Tap to choose a shooting mode. Scroll available modes, and then tap a mode to select it. Modes include:

Auto: Automatically adjusts the exposure to optimize the color and brightness of pictures. In Auto mode, you can take single or burst shots (take burst shots by holding Capture button to take multiple shots until you lift your finger).

Beauty face: Automatically enhances facial features.

Best photo: Allows you to select the best shot from multiple shots you take at the same time.

Best face: Allows you to select the best shot of each subject, to get the best possible group shot.

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Sound & shot: Adds a few seconds of background sound to enhance pictures.

Drama: Captures multiple shots of a moving subject, to merge them into one dynamic picture.

Animated photo: Allows you to create a picture containing animated elements.

Golf: Captures multiple shots of a golf-swing. You can then play the pictures forward or backward.

Rich tone (HDR): Allows you to take pictures in various exposures and merge them to create pictures with rich color.

Eraser: Allows you to take a series of pictures, and then have the camera automatically remove background objects that are blurred because of movement.

You can then restore any of the erased objects.

Panorama: Take multiple pictures to merge into one expansive panoramic picture.

Surround shot: Take 360° pictures to create a spherical panorama.

Sports: Allows you to capture clear shots of a moving subject.

Quick Camera Settings

Use Quick settings to quickly configure settings while you take pictures and record videos.

1.

Press and tap Apps > Camera.

2.

From the Camera screen, tap to access settings:

Advanced settings: Tap to access advanced camera settings.

Flash: Tap to choose a flash setting.

Smart stabilization: When turned On, the camera automatically adjusts in low light to give you brighter, clearer pictures without the flash.

Voice control: Tap to access voice control settings, for using voice commands

to take pictures and record video. For more information, see Voice Control .

Recording mode: Tap to choose a mode for recording. Choose Limit for MMS to restrict recordings to a size that can be attached to a multimedia message.

Choose Normal, Slow motion, Fast motion or Smooth motion to control the speed of recording.

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Share: Tap to choose a method for sharing pictures and videos. You can choose Share shot, Buddy photo share, or Remote viewfinder.

Advanced Camera Settings

Use Advanced settings to configure default options for pictures and videos.

1.

Press and tap Apps > Camera.

2.

From the Camera screen, tap and then tap for these settings:

Photos:

Photo size: Choose the default size for pictures.

Burst shot: When On, you can take multiple pictures when you touch and hold the Capture button.

Tap to take pics: When turned On, you can tap the screen to take a picture.

Face detection: When On, the Camera will automatically adjust settings for taking pictures of faces.

Metering: Set how the Camera measures the light source.

ISO: Set the sensitivity of the camera’s light meter (available when Smart stabilization is turned Off).

Smart stabilization: When turned On, the camera automatically adjusts in low light to give you brighter, clearer pictures without the flash.

Save as: When the Mode is set to Rich Tone (HDR), you can choose whether pictures are saved with Rich Tone only, or as Rich tone and original.

Videos:

Video size: Choose the default size for videos.

Video stabilization: When On, the Camera adjusts settings to improve image stability in videos.

Audio zoom: When turned On, the microphone will focus on the sound from the area where you zoom into while recording.

General:

Location tag: When On, GPS location information is stored in picture files.

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Review: When On, pictures display briefly after you take them so you can review them.

Volume key: Choose a function for the Volume Key while using the Camera.

Timer: Choose a timer setting to delay the taking of pictures or recording.

White balance: Choose a setting for current light conditions.

Exposure value: Adjust the brightness of pictures.

Guidelines: When On, guidelines display on the screen to aid in composition.

Flash: Choose a flash setting.

Voice control: When On, you can take pictures or record videos by speaking

commands. For more information, see Voice Control .

Contextual filename: When On, filenames include GPS information. GPS tag must be enabled to use contextual filenames.

Save as flipped: When On, pictures or recordings you make using the front camera are saved as a mirror-image.

Storage: If you have an optional memory card installed (not included), you can choose whether to save files to device memory or to the memory card.

Reset: Return settings to the factory defaults.

Gallery

Using the Gallery application, you can view pictures and watch videos that you’ve taken with your phone’s camera, downloaded, or copied to an optional memory card (not included).

For pictures stored on an optional memory card, you can do basic editing such as rotating and cropping. You can also set a picture as your contact picture or wallpaper and share pictures with your friends.

While viewing pictures in the Gallery, scroll up the screen to view more albums. Simply tap an album to view the photos or videos in that album.

If you have pictures or videos stored on an optional memory card (not included), they will be display folders they are stored in, and folders are treated as albums. The actual folder names will be used as the album names. If you have downloaded any photos and videos, these will be placed in the All downloads album.

Note: Tap > Help to learn about Gallery.

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

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2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.

3. From the Gallery screen, you have these options:

 Tap a picture or video to display it in full screen view.

 Touch and hold thumbnails to select them (indicated by a check mark).

 Tap Create album to create an album. Give the album a name, and then select and drag thumbnails to the album to move or copy files to the new album.

 Tap for options, including:

Select album/Select item: Depending on the view, tap albums or items to select them. After selection, you can tap again for options you can use with the selected item.

Slideshow: Choose options to create a slideshow for viewing your pictures and videos.

Content to display: Choose content to display in Gallery. You can choose content saved to your phone’s memory, content from other sources such as

Dropbox, Facebook, or Picasa™.

Scan for nearby devices: Search for nearby DLNA devices, to share photos or videos.

Show/Hide nearby devices: Choose whether to display nearby DLNA devices

(available when Nearby devices is turned On, and a device is nearby with File sharing enabled).

Settings: Configure Gallery settings.

Help: Learn about Gallery.

View Photos and Videos

After selecting an album from the Albums tab, you can browse the photos and videos of that album in either photo pile or grid view. Tap a photo or video to view it in full screen.

View Photos

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Tap a thumbnail to view the picture. While viewing a picture full-screen you can use these options:

Screen mirroring: Choose a device to share the picture via AllShare.

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Share: Choose an option for sharing the picture. Options may include Group

Play, Dropbox, Bluetooth, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, Messages,

PEN.UP, Picasa, S Note, Scrapbook, and Wi-Fi Direct.

Delete: Erase the current picture.

View Videos

Camera: Launch the Camera, to take pictures or record video.

Note: If no icons are displayed on the screen in addition to the picture, tap anywhere on the screen to display them.

■ Tap a video to select it. When the video is displayed full-screen, you can use these options:

Share: Choose an option for sharing the video. Options may include Bluetooth,

Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Google+, Messages, Picasa, S Note, Scrapbook, Wi-Fi

Direct, or YouTube.

Trim: Edit the length of the video.

Delete: Erase the current video.

 Tap to play the video.

Zoom In or Out on a Photo

There are two ways you can zoom in or out of a photo.

■ Tap the screen twice quickly to zoom in and then tap the screen twice quickly again to zoom out.

– or –

You can also use pinch and spread to zoom in or out. See Pinch and spread .

Working with Photos

You can touch and hold on a photo to open a selection menu and choose what to do with it. You can choose to delete the photo, rotate or crop it, and more.

Rotate and Save a Photo

To rotate or save your photo, follow the below procedures.

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1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.

3. Tap > Rotate left or Rotate right.

The rotated picture is saved in your default storage location as a copy.

Crop a Photo

The crop your photos, follow the below procedures.

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.

3. Tap > Crop.

4. To adjust the crop box size, touch and hold the edge of the box. When directional arrows appear, drag your finger inward to or outward to resize the crop box.

5. To move the crop box to the part of the photo that you want to crop, drag the crop box to the desired position.

6. Tap Done to apply the changes to the picture.

The cropped picture is saved along with the original copy in your default storage location.

Share Photos and Videos

The Gallery application lets you send photos and videos using email or multimedia messages.

You can share photos on your social networks (such as Facebook, Picasa, and Twitter) and share videos on YouTube. You can also send them to another phone or your computer using

Bluetooth.

Send Photos or Videos by Email

You can send several photos, videos, or both in an email message. They are added as file attachments in your email.

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.

3. Tap the photos you want to send.

4. Touch the screen and then tap > Gmail or Email.

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5. Compose your message and then tap or .

Note: If you selected Email and you have multiple email accounts, the default email account will be used.

Send a Photo or Video by Multimedia Message

Although you can send several photos or videos in a multimedia message, it may be better to send one at a time, especially if the files are large in size.

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.

3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.

4. Touch the screen and then tap > Messages.

5. Compose your message and then tap .

Send Photos or Videos Using Bluetooth

You can select several photos, videos, or both and send them to someone’s phone or your computer using Bluetooth.

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.

3. Select the photos or videos you want to send.

4. Touch the screen and then tap > Bluetooth.

In the next few steps, you’ll be asked to turn on Bluetooth on your phone and connect to the

receiving Bluetooth phone so the files can be sent. For more information, see Bluetooth .

Share Photos or Videos on Google+

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.

3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.

4. Touch the screen and then tap > Google+.

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5. Compose your message and then tap .

Share Photos on Picasa

You need to be signed in to a Google Account to upload pictures to the Picasa photo organizing service.

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.

3. Select the photos you want to share.

4. Touch the screen and then tap > Picasa.

5. Select the online album where you want to upload the pictures.

6. Tap Upload. You can view the photos online at picasaweb.google.com

.

Share Videos on YouTube

You can share your videos by uploading them to YouTube. Before you do this, you must create a YouTube account and sign in to that account on your phone.

1. Press and tap Apps > Gallery.

2. Tap the album that contains the videos you want to share.

3. Select the video you want to share.

4. Touch the screen and then tap > YouTube.

5. Enter the prompted information, such as description and tags, and select a privacy option.

6. Tap Upload.

G+ Photos

Keep all your photos backed up and organized with Google+ Photos.

Note: G+ Photos is part of the Google group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Google > G+ Photos.

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Story Album

With Story Album, you can create a digital album of your story in media. Special moments will be on a timeline, and if you wish, you can have your album published as a hard copy.

Note: Story Album is part of the Samsung group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Samsung >

Note: Tap > Help to learn more about Story album.

Story album.

Video

Play videos stored on your phone, and share them via Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail,

Google+, Messages, Picasa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube.

1. Press and tap Apps > Video.

2. Scroll through the videos stored on your device. After a few seconds, each video thumbnail begins playing a preview of the clip.

3. Tap a video to view it.

Share videos

1. Press and tap Apps > Video.

2. Tap > Share via.

3. Tap video(s) to select them for sharing, and then tap Done.

4. Choose a sharing option, and then follow the prompts to share the video.

Use Pop-up Play

Multitask with Pop-up Play - transform your video player into a pop-up window floating on the screen. The video will continue to play, and the pop-up window can be resized or moved anywhere on the screen.

1. Press and tap Apps > Video.

2. Tap a video to view it.

3. Tap to continue playing the video in a floating window. Drag the window to any location on the screen, and use two fingers to pinch or spread to resize the floating window.

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Key Features

  • 14.5 cm (5.7") 1920 x 1080 pixels OLED
  • 2.3 GHz
  • 3 GB 32 GB MicroSD (TransFlash) 64 GB
  • 4G Single SIM MicroSIM
  • 802.11a, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) Bluetooth 4.0 Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • Single camera 13 MP
  • 3200 mAh
  • Android 4.3

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