Xperia C3 loaded with selfie apps

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iol scitech july 17 sony selfie phone YouTube.com The worlds best selfie smartphone fully-optimised for selfies featuring a powerful new PROselfie cam and selfie apps.

Johannesburg - Created with Cyber-shot leading camera expertise, the Xperia C3’s impressive 8MP main camera, featuring an Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, captures perfect pictures even in challenging lighting conditions.

With SteadyShot all of your videos will come out smooth and distortion-free. The front camera also makes video calls with Xperia C3 crispy clear, with exceptional image quality on the large 5.5” HD display over ultra-fast 4G/LTE connection.

Xperia C3 comes loaded with innovative camera apps – developed to enhance your mobile experience with social - and fun ways to create and share:

Superior Auto – on both main and front cameras. From illuminated night views to backlit selfies, Superior Auto recognises four scene types on C3’s front camera and up to 36 scenes by the main camera and adjusts the settings automatically, to help you get the best photos anywhere, in any light. As the default camera mode, Superior Auto turns HDR on or off depending on your scene.

HDR mode takes multiple shots with varied exposures and then merges them together to make your photos look natural – even in backlit conditions

Portrait retouch v.2 – style your close-ups in real time. Portrait Retouch makes sure you’re captured looking your best with features including real-time makeover, DECO frame options and magic eye beam (light reflection) effects. Portrait Retouch offers a choice of 10 different beauty styles - including four natural looks for the guys – and the ability to retouch portraits of up to two people per image. You can see changes in real time, before capturing the shot to ensure a photogenic finish.

AR effect – a different angle to your photos and videos. Switch your front selfie camera to AR effect mode and see your viewfinder come to life as a carnival or Halloween parties with yourself and friends wearing fun masks, Caribbean pirate hats and Mummy wraps.

Timeshift-burst – always get the best picture. Timeshift-burst captures 31 frames in just 2 seconds – starting even before you press the shutter. Consumers can then scroll back and forth amongst the 31 frames to select the perfect image, or even keep them all.

Picture effects – create the best picture. Apply a wide selection of creative effects to your photos and change colours, add image trails or apply mirror effects. These adjustments enhance your images and open up a world of possibilities.

Movie Creator – create videos to be proud of. The new movie creator application allows you to trim and crop your videos so that you can easily edit what you want to share. Insert dramatic slowdown effects at one or more places on the timeline of the video so that you can preview your movie before you save and share.

Social live – broadcast your precious moments live. Social live lets you broadcast every moment as it happens live via Facebook. Get your friend’s response right on the screen and keep the conversation going, all in real-time, and go beyond social sharing as you know it.

Sweep Panorama - Take a panoramic photo by just sweeping the camera.

Vine – Create and share beautiful looping videos. Share six-second videos with friends and your social networks with this simple and exciting app.

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