Enjoy Xperia Z2 Smart Social Camera Addons on Your Sony Xperia Device


Sony has recently unveiled Xperia Z2 with all of it’s exclusive and hefty features. The latest flagship is the successor of Xperia Z1 (Honami) and boasts off quite similar specifications to that of the Z1. On the front Sony has used a 5.2 inches full HD screen with 424 ppi. Sony has raised the RAM from 2 GB to 3 GB in Xperia Z2 and used Snapdragon 801 Quad-Core CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz to boost the device up accompanied by Adreno 330 GPU. On the back, a 20.7 MP camera sensor is fixed that is capable of recording videos of up to 4K quality. Sony has outclassed Xperia Z2’s camera with a lot of powerful and useful effects and features that makes the device sit atop and as usual, Sony hasn’t compromised on it’s Camera department.

Once you see the amazing camera apps that Sony Xperia Z2 packs up, you will definitely want to get your hands on em’. These applications include Timeshift Video, Background Defocus, AR Effect, Creative Effects, Vine, Info-Eye, Timeshift Burst, Social Live & Sweep Panorama. A hefty list isn’t it? Well, thanks to XDA-Senior member XperiaZ2 who has ported some of these camera addons for our beloved Xperia devices that are running Android 4.3+ and some apps for devices with Android 4.1+.


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Ported apps include:

    • Creative Effects: Change colors, add images, modify images the way you want. Creative effects offers a number of customizations to a picture.
    • AR Effect: Add animations to your picture by using AR Effect. There is a number of animations available in AR Effect for Xperia Z2.
    • Background Defocus: Easily blur the background in a picture and just keep your desired part visible.

Creative Effects – Download Here.

Download the zip file and flash in your device using CWM or TWRP recovery. Find recovery for your Xperia device here.

AR Effect – Download Here.

Install as a normal APK, in case this doesn’t work, you may need to root your device and using root explorer, copy the file to System / Apps folder.

Background Defocus 1.1.7Download Here.

Install as a normal APK in your phone.

Social Camera Widget – Download Here.

Install as a normal APK in your phone.

Supported devices: Xperia Z Ultra, Z1, Z, T, TX, V, SP and others running Android 4.3. AR effect will work for devices running Android 4.1+.

That’s all! We hope that you love these apps, let us know about your experience. Thanks all.

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