Video leak shows us Windows Phone 8.1’s new camera app

It’s another day and it’s another new Windows Phone 8.1 leak. A new video walkthrough shows us the new camera app on Windows Phone 8.1. Mind you, it is Microsoft’s default camera app and not Nokia Camera app.


We get to see the new camera app that Windows Phone 8.1 will bring. The current default camera app on Windows Phone 8 is quite simple and great for shooting quick photos but there’s not a lot of customization options on offer. The new camera app is a major revamp and seems a little inspired from the Nokia Camera app, which is a good thing.

On the right, we have the three shooting modes – single photo, burst shot and video along with a button for more camera options. On the left, you can find the various shortcuts, which you can customize with what you use mostly, similar to what we saw on the Vibe Z. You can have 5 shortcuts out of scene modes, the good old lenses, flash, camera roll, resolution, button to change from the rear to the front camera, ISO, exposure and white balance.

The video comes from the same source that brought us videos showing off other Windows Phone 8.1 features like the Swype like keyboard on Windows Phone 8.1, the Action Center, Internet Explorer 11, Cortana voice assistant and recently the WiFi Sense feature.

Windows Phone 8.1 is surely a big update and in fact, big would be an understatement to the work Microsoft has done in the past year. Microsoft will reveal all the details around the Windows Phone 8.1 update next month at the annual Build conference. With the great number of features, we are sure not to see Joe Belfiore again wasting time with the tile size options.

Tell us, what you think of the new camera app in Windows Phone 8.1?