How to zoom in on the camera of an Android phone without losing quality

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What happens when you don't know how to zoom an Android camera

All Android devices, for the most part, have digital zoom, and when used, it reduces the sharpness of the photograph. According to a professional photographer, when using digital zoom, it is more likely that you will get a photo with poor image quality.

While it's true that when using the Android device's camera zoom, we cut the camera sensor, there is a solution. For improve image quality, expose it to light, even if you crop the image, the defects will not be noticeable. This will prevent the photos in your gallery from appearing blurry and you can take high definition photos.



Capture the image with sufficient brightness

If you are going to use the camera zoom of your Android phone, check that you have enough light in so that it is not blurry. A few tips to keep in mind when taking a photo with your Android device's camera zoom.

  • Try not to turn your back on the light.
  • Make sure that the light is in front of you to improve the image quality.
  • In case the photos are taken at home, use light sources that avoid image distortion.

Other tips in case there is not enough brightness

In case you have decided to zoom in on your Android camera and you don't have enough light, you can use these options:

  • First, you'll need to get a little closer to the subject to get a good shot and avoid zooming in.
  • But if the key is brightness, choose a space with enough natural light.

But in case these options don't work for you, a photo expert recommends exposing your images to high concentrations of brightness. That is, choose a place where you can take advantage of the light from the poles or the city, in this way you will get a great contrast. Therefore, if the conditions are favorable to take a photo with the zoom of your mobile, take advantage of it and share your photos with other people.



Things to consider when zooming in on the mobile phone camera

One point to highlight that you may not know is that you have to be careful when you zoom in of the mobile camera. Therefore, pay attention to the following tips for when you decide to capture an image, with the zoom of your mobile camera increased.

  • When you zoom in by 2, what you're doing is splitting the image pixels in half.
  • In case you zoom in by 3, you will reduce the pixels to a third party and so on.

Next, we give you an example to understand this aspect, and so you can capture an excellent picture by zooming in on the mobile phone. Let's say you have a 12 megapixel Android, if you increase it by 2, you will get 6 megapixels and so on. If you overdo it when you zoom in, the result will be a poor quality and blurry photo.


For this reason, if you want to have excellent photos by zooming in on your mobile phone, follow the advice given here and you will get good results. If it is within your reach and you want to take professional photos, buy a mobile with a higher resolution, so you don't have to worry about increasing it.


We hope that the information we have presented in this guide has been of great help to you and that you can take excellent pictures. Also, an advantage of mobile devices is that they also allow you to take and edit photos in just a few steps, so you can create your own photos.


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