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3 different ways to zoom with the iPhone’s camera

One of the most common actions before taking a picture is zooming in, also called zooming out . Whether it is for distance or framing reasons, there are times when we need what we want to photograph to occupy a specific position, and the only way to do this is with the zoom. Apple should improve the one of the iPhone, because it is lagging behind some of its competitors’ models such as the Huawei P20 Pro or the Mate 20.

The most common way to zoom in on the iPhone and other smartphones is pinch-to-zoom , or pinching the screen with two fingers . However, iDropNews has compiled in one post two other ways to do this. They seem to be restricted to the latest dual back camera iPhone models.

1. One Touch Zoom

3 different ways to zoom with the iPhone’s camera
3 different ways to zoom with the iPhone’s camera

If you have a dual rear camera smartphone , whether it’s the iPhone 7 Plus, 8 Plus, X, XS, or XS Max, you can zoom in at the touch of a button. There’s a button at the bottom of the app, inside what you see through the camera, that says “1x”. Clicking on it automatically expands the image and says “2x”.

2. Zoom by slider

Another way to zoom with the iPhone’s native camera is with the slider. To activate it you have to hold down the “1x” button for a few seconds and a curved bar will appear which, when you slide over it, zooms in or out on the image.

Like the previous zoom method, this one seems to only work with Apple dual-camera smartphones .

3. Pinch to zoom

The best known and used in the world, as it works with any Apple iPhone. You only have to click on the image you want to photograph to zoom in or out.

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