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11 Camera modes and features to try on your Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

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Huawei P30 series offers a versatile camera system that comes with many new features and camera technologies that you can explore and use in every aspect of photography.

Huawei officially announced Android Q/EMUI 10 update for P30 series, Mate 20 series, Honor V20 and Magic 2 devices

Compared to its predecessor P20 series, P30 series comes with upgraded camera hardware, for an instance, P30 Pro features Quad camera setup of 40 MP wide-angle lens, a 20 MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens with f/2.2 aperture, an 8 MP Periscope Telephoto lens with f/3.4 aperture and a Time-of-Flight(TOF) Camera.



P30 series has also introduced its new RYYB (Red, Yellow, Yellow, Blue) color matrix replacing the green pixels from its primary three color layout RGGB. The company has also increased the ISO level by 40% as high as 204,800 and 409,600 respectively. that help users to shoot bright clear photos even in the darkest environments.

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Another revolutionary camera feature of P30 series is its Zooming capability, the P30 Pro has 5X optical zoom, 10X hybrid zoom, and 50X digital zoom. And the P30 has 3X Optical zoom, 5X hybrid zoom, and 30X digital zoom.

The P30 Pro also supports dual OIS (Optical Images Stabilization) AI-powered smart Stabilization for steady video capturing.

And today we’ll be going to find out the most interesting camera modes and features that can help you to get the most out of these flagship camera smartphones.



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1. Dual View Video:

Thanks to the wide angle main and a telephoto lens, Huawei P30 and P30 Pro can record both the details of a subject and the context around, displaying the close-up and wide-angle views at the same time.

How to use:

Open Camera > More > Dual-View. Focus your Phone on the scene you want to record and tap on the record button.

2. Super Zoom:

Want to take a distant view with your camera? You can use the telephoto function of your phone to bring you closer to the view.

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How to use:
Open Camera > Photo mode, then point towards the subject you to want to shoot from a distance, slide the digital zoom ring upwards or zoom manually via finger to adjust the focus. After the adjustment click on the subject to focus. and click on the shutter button to take the photo.

3. Super Macro:

You can shoot pictures of your subject with more close and personal angles. With AI-powered Super macro feature users can easily take close-up shots of anything.

How to use:

Open Camera > Photo, then gradually move your camera close to the subject under Photo mode while holding your device steady. When your camera is close enough, it will automatically trigger Super macro mode.

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4. Silky Water:

The silky water feature lets you capture silky smooth pictures of waterfalls and rivers.

How to use it:
Open Camera > More > Light Painting > Silky water, then hold your phone steady, tap on the shutter button to start shooting. A preview of the image will be displayed in the viewfinder.

5. Black and White Photo:

Sometimes it’s good to take black and white pictures, the monochrome mode filters out the color of P30 series, helps you to bring out light and shadow and give photos a more realistic feeling.

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How to use:

Open Camera > More > Monochrome, and then tap the shutter button to take photos in black and white.

6. Wide Aperture Mode:

Wide aperture mode produces photographs with a shallow depth of field. This creates a blurred background that lends greater emphasis to the photo’s subject.

How to use:

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Go to Camera > select Aperture and touch the screen on the viewfinder to select the focal point, focal length and aperture level and then touch the shutter button to capture the image.

7. Portrait Mode:

To use Portrait mode to add extra beauty to your photographs, including beauty effect and background blur, so the subject in your photos looks more beautiful.

How to use:

Open Camera > Portrait, from here you can select Blurred effect and Beauty Effect.

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8. HDR mode:

HDR mode can help you improve the effects of light and shadows in your photos, giving your photos sharper details. When HDR mode is enabled, the camera will use different exposure settings to quickly take several shots and combine them. The result is a photo with sharper details in bright and mid-tone areas.

How to use:

Open Camera > More > HDR, hold your phone still and touch the shutter button capture an image.

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9. Selfie Mode:

Both P30 and P30 Pro comes with the same 32MP, f/2.0 aperture front-facing camera that can shoot amazing selfies.

How to use:

Open Camera and touch the small camera icon on the right side of the shutter button and adjust the selfie modes according to your requirements.



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10. Night Shot:

Compared to standard photography modes, Night shot mode resolves the limitations created by low light and night shooting to give your photos sharp details with improved brightness and colors.

How to use:

Open Camera > select Night, Touch the shutter button, the camera will take multiple shots and combine them.

11. Moon Mode:

Moon mode can be accessible in P30 pro and helps to adequately capture the beauty of the moon along with fine details like moonbeams and shadows.

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Note: To identify the scene correctly, you need to enable the Master AI from the top toolbar.

How to use:

Open Camera > Photo, spread two fingers apart in the viewfinder to zoom in to 10x or more, then aim your camera at the moon. After identifying the moon, your camera will automatically recommend the Moon mode to help you get a clear shot.



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Huawei Tip: How to enable/disable navigation gestures

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With the bundles of settings and features, we generally forget to manage the system navigation gesture in our Huawei phone. Not only with the purpose of the design but it gives us easy commands on your phone.

Huawei provides special touch screen events including pinch, double-tap, scroll, long press, and flinch. By applying them you will easily return to the previous screen, back-to-home screen recent tasks, and more with a simple touch respectively. The aim of these gestures is to maximize on-screen reachability.

What are Huawei system navigation gestures:

The system navigation let you operate the phone with gestures rather than buttons, this builds an immersive experience to handle your smartphone. The gesture navigation patterns proliferate on handheld devices.

If you are unaware of such a feature in your Huawei phone, then here can check some easy guides to use system navigation gestures.

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Below you can check the guide to navigate system gestures:

  • Step 1: Open the Settings app on your phone

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  • Step 2: Click on System & updates

  • Step 3: Search for System navigation
  • Step 4: Make sure that Gestures is selected

After applying the System navigation gesture on your phone, here the question arises that how it works:

  • For the return to the previous screen: Swipe in from the left or right edges to return to the previous screen
  • For back to the home screen: Swipe up from the bottom to go to the home screen
  • Recent tasks: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold to view recent task
  • Close an app: When viewing recent tasks, swipe on an app preview to close the app
  • Switch between apps: Alide across the bottom edge of the screen to switch between apps.
    • Before using this gesture, touch Settings on the System navigation screen, and ensure that Slide across the bottom to switch app is enables
    • Swipe across the bottom of the screen in an arc to switch between apps
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How to check Google Play Protect certificate on Android devices

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Google delivers Android updates with security against unwanted bugs and viruses that may cause your device and compromise data. Moreover, the built-in Play service gives you access to entertain yourself with the third-party app.

On the flip side, Google boasts you access to check whether your Android device is Play Protect certified, to ensure the security and device compatibility to run apps, and also to maintain your device consistency and security Google.

In other words, if your device has a Google Play Protect certificate, then it shows only the licensed apps for Google with passed Android compatibility testing. Notably, the certified smartphone is compatible with Google apps like the Google Play Store, Gmail and more.

If you’re using an unauthenticated device, Google will not verify that your device’s app is fair. In addition, devices are vulnerable to security risks because they cannot receive system or app updates. This also means that your data will not be backed up and synced with Google services.

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On the other hand, if you are using the latest Huawei smartphone then you will not find the Google Play Services. This is due to the partnership breakup between Huawei and Google, which prohibits Huawei from using GMS. For Huawei users, the Chinese tech giant launches its own Mobile Services HMS in replacement of GMS but it’s still under development.

Here you can check the guide to see if your Android device is Play Protect Certified or not:

  • Launch the Google Play Store app

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  • Now click on the profile icon

  • Go to settings
  • Under About scroll down to find Play Protect certification

If you find ‘Device is Uncertified’ then contact your device manufacturer immediately and ask for a fully tested and Play Protect certified device. Google Play Protect certificate helps your device secure it from all threats.

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Here’s how to check battery consumption of your Huawei phone 

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Our Huawei smartphone is playing an important role in managing day-to-day life, over which it’s our responsibility to manage its battery consumption usage manually for the last long battery life. Meanwhile, battery consumption management becomes more important as it refreshed and boots up the battery function, and optimizes device performance. If your using a Huawei smartphone then must follow the below-mentioned guide to managing your battery consumption.

  • Open the Setting app
  • Then Battey or Optimiser
  • Now you can view
    • View power consumption details and learn about power consumption and usage ranking of apps
    • Touch the time slot on the battery level chart to learn about the power consumption of the battery level chart.
    • Touch the app to see battery usage details, or touch Kill to close the app.
      Some pre-installed apps cannot be closed

How to enable Power Saving Mode:

Alongside checking the battery consumption Huawei is also offers you a power-saving mode, it generally used when you then low battery life it helps to run your phone on low battery for more and more.

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You can enable the power-saving mode when the battery level of your phone is low but using the following mentioned steps:

  • Go to settings
  • Then Battery or Optimiser
  • Now enable power-saving mode

How to enable performance Mode:

Performance mode changes the power settings to provide ultimate performance. In particular, using a graphics-intensive app will drain your battery faster. You can try this mode to try something new with your Huawei phone via below mentioned steps:

  • Go to settings
  • Then the Battery or optimizer
  • Now enable the performance mode

A meter time icon will appear in your display of the status bar, notably this feature is limited to some Huawei devices. Do check and if available then must try to operate this on your Huawei phone.

How to enable Smart Charge:

Smart Charge learns charging habits intelligently and manages the charging process. This feature reduces the time the device is fully charged, reduces battery wear levels, and extends battery life. You can apply this feature to manage the activity.

Especially if you charge your phone overnight, this feature will stop charging when the battery capacity reaches a particular level over time. Your smartphone will continue to charge until your device is fully charged before you wake up in the morning.

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  • Open the setting app
  • Battery option
  • Then more battery setting
  • Now enable the Smart Battery Capacity feature
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