How to Switch Between LG G5 Cameras on the fly

The LG G4 was equipped with one of the best cameras of any smartphone in 2015 and we can only expect the G5 model to get the best from its successor. When it comes to LG G5, things are no surprise: this model has the best camera features of the previous model and besides that, it adds even more to the phone. So, this really is one of the most loved ones for this year as well.

Unlike previous handsets such as the HTC One M8 and Honor 6 Plus which combined both lenses to create one image with added depth, the LG G5 wants you to use each of its cameras independently. After all, I am sure that you have noticed the fact that there are two camera lenses on the back of the G5. One is 16MP with a standard 78-degree lens, while the other one is of no less than 8MP with a wide 135-degree lens.

The second camera automatically feels inferior thanks to its lower megapixel rating, but to tell you the truth, it’s actually my favorite. I am saying that thanks to its use of a wide-angle lens and at 135 degrees, so the camera actually sees more than the human eye (about 120 to 124 degrees). I am not making a mistake when I say that its field of view is able to capture everything you see and much more, so you have to give it a try as it offers much more than you might be expecting.

And let me assure you that it is very easy to switch between the two from the camera app, even if being in the middle of a video.

How to Switch Between LG G5 Cameras on the fly:

  1. First of all, open the Camera app;
  2. After that, you will see two icons on the top or side of the app (depending on orientation);
  3. The single tree icon is for the standard camera, while the other icon with three trees is for the wide-angle camera;
  4. Tap whichever one you’d want to use at that point: hit the rectangle with a tree in to use the 16MP snapper, or the rectangle with three trees in order to switch to the wide-angle option.

That was pretty much all you had to do, but don’t hesitate to ask for my help in case of needing it! That is why I am here for!