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Motorola Brings a Comprehensive Update of the Camera App
The new Moto Camera 2 adds new features including Google Lens and YouTube Live to many models in the Motorola smartphone portfolio.
Motorola has released the new version of its camera app, Moto Camera 2. The free update can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and is compatible with moto z3 play, moto z2 force edition, moto x4, moto g6, moto g6 plus and moto g5s plus. This update extends the functionality and brings new features to all Motorola devices that are equipped with a dual camera system.
"Motorola places great value on continuous innovation and customer satisfaction, both for existing and future customers," says Ruben Weenink, General Manager Motorola Benelux "With the update to Moto Camera 2, our customers now have even more opportunities to let their creativity run free and to capture and shape their most precious moments. Motorola's entire Dual Lens lineup receives many new features like Ultra-Wide-Angle, Group Selfies and Google Lens update, which makes it easier than ever to get information about your surroundings - for example, point the camera at a plant and you immediately know which kind is in front of you".
This update also brings an optimized and user-friendly interface with numerous new functions and gestures. These include combined front and rear camera settings UI, zooming by moving a single finger up/down, focus and exposure by dragging, and a simplified way to exit applied camera modes.
Below is an overview of the new Moto Camera 2 features:
Capture the motion around you to give photos more life. Freeze a moment in a video while keeping part of the shot animated, for a unique combination of video and photo. (moto z3 play only)
Enhance a subject in portrait mode by adding a beautiful blur effect in the background. Available on both the rear and front cameras. (front portrait: moto z3 play only) For the rear camera, go a step further post-capture with the Portrait Editor, where you can adjust the focus from the foreground to background, or select a depth layer to turn to black and white while keeping the rest of the photo in color.
Spot color mode
With spot color, choose a single color to keep and turn the rest of the photo black & white for a distinctive look.
Use cutout mode to snap a picture and have some fun replacing the background with anything in your Google Photos library, so the subject’s scene appears to change.
YouTube Live mode
Stream directly from the camera app to YouTube Live with this new camera mode.
Other modes: You can also add fun Face Filters (Face Filters: moto z3 play, g6 plus, g6, x4 only) to photos or videos, take 360 panoramas, and create slow motion or timelapse videos (timelapse: moto z3 play, g6 plus, g6 only). The ultra-wide angle Group Selfie mode fits all your friends into the frame. Real-time control over your camera settings with Manual Mode gets you the best results based on the conditions around you. Easily adjust focal length, white balance, shutter speed, ISO, and exposure with easy-to-use slider bars.
Search what you see with Google Lens
Point your camera to learn more, take action, and interact with the world around you. With Google Lens, you can copy and paste text, find products online, learn about landmarks, add events to your calendar, look up movie posters, and identify popular plants and animals, and more1)
1)Google Lens is not available in all languages.
Motorola Mobility LLC was acquired by Lenovo Group Holdings in 2015. Motorola Mobility is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lenovo, and is responsible for designing and manufacturing all Moto and Motorola branded mobile handsets.