What are the rear camera modes and what do they mean on my Galaxy S6 or S6 edge?

Last Update Date : Apr 25. 2018

On the rear camera, there are 7 preloaded modes: Auto, Pro, Selective focus, Panorama, Slow motion, Fast motion, Virtual Shot Camera mode.


Auto mode 


Auto: Take the best possible pictures by setting the device to adjust the exposure and color of pictures automatically.


pro mode 


Pro: Adjust the ISO sensitivity exposure value, white balance, focal length, and color tone manually while taking pictures.


Selective focus mode 


Selective focus: Change the focus of pictures after they have been taken. You can focus on subjects near to the camera, far away from the camera, or both.


Panorama mode 


Panorama: Create a linear panorama by taking consecutive pictures in either a horizontal or vertical direction.


Slow motion 


Slow motion: Record videos at a high frame rate for viewing in slow motion. You can play a specific section of each video in slow motion after recording it.


Fast motion mode 


Fast motion: Record videos for viewing in fast motion. You can play a specific section of each video in fast motion after recording it.

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