Sony Xperia L - Face detection

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Face detection

You can use face detection to bring an off-center face into focus. The camera

automatically detects up to five faces, indicated by white frames. A yellow frame shows

which face has been selected for focus. Focus is set to the face closest to the camera.

You can also tap one of the frames to select which face should be in focus.

To turn on face detection


Activate the camera.


Tap the icon on the top left of the screen, then select Normal.


To display all settings, tap .


Tap Focus mode > Face detection.

To take a photo using face detection


When the camera is open and Face detection turned on, point the camera at

your subject. Up to five faces can be detected, and each detected face is framed.


Press the camera key halfway down. A yellow frame shows which face is in focus.


To take the photo, press the camera key fully down.