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  1. Smyrna5's Avatar
    I recently was inspired by some of the posts using SmartCam in the 920 forum's pictures. I tried it out yesterday with my grandson, who is not quite 2 years old. He never stands still, so is the perfect candidate for an app like SmartCam.


    While the app does a good job of capturing multiple shots quickly and lets you pick out the best ones, when saved they are all low-resolution 1280x720 pixels, vs the normal 2596x1456 the 521 takes. I looked at the resolution of the SmartCam pics the 920 poster put up, and they are full resolution 2786x1569. Now, I know the 920 has 8.7 MP normally, but that doesn't explain the difference.

    I opened the settings in the SmartCam menu and it doesn't allow me to set anything.

    My question is whether there is a way to get SmartCam to save pictures in the full 521 resolution?
    Last edited by Smyrna5; 09-18-2013 at 08:04 AM.
    09-18-2013 06:12 AM
  2. Corepc's Avatar
    Found the answer for you..

    Smarter and brighter: imaging on the Nokia Lumia 925 – Nokia Conversations : the official Nokia blog

    Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 will capture 10 frames at 5 megapixels per photo like the Lumia 925, but on the Lumia 520, Lumia 620 and Lumia 720, the number of frames (7) and image resolution (1MP) will be lowered to ensure the overall experience remains great
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    09-18-2013 07:18 AM
  3. Smyrna5's Avatar
    Not the answer I wanted to hear, but it makes sense. Just another reason to upgrade to a 925, or 1020 maybe.

    Thanks Corepc.
    09-18-2013 07:20 AM
  4. Corepc's Avatar
    I know not the answer I wanted to find either, thought it was a bug, but it is by design once again. Can't have the best features in MS/Nokia budget device after all.
    09-18-2013 07:24 AM
  5. Smyrna5's Avatar
    Still a pretty cool little app though for those action shots. For high-res I will just keep using ProShot or SmartCam.

    09-18-2013 07:42 AM

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