The camera interface groups related capture modes together—such as photo capture modes—so that you can quickly find the mode you want, and puts modes and their settings side by side for easy access.
Without having to open the slideout menu, you can easily switch back to Photo or Video mode from other modes by tapping or below the shutter button. You can also just tap to quickly switch between the front and main camera.
See Taking photos and videos.
With the laser autofocus, HTC U Ultra lets you take rapid shots with remarkable detail.
Tap the screen, and then drag your finger up or down to manually adjust the exposure. Or turn on the Touch autoexposure option in the camera settings so you can simply tap the screen to automatically set the exposure.
See Quickly adjusting the exposure of your photos.
Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) reduces blur from hand movements while you shoot. You'll get sharper, brighter photos with more clarity, even in low light.
HTC U Ultra has four highly-sensitive omnidirectional microphones that capture positional sound in your video recordings. This means that you can record sound in 360 degrees for immersive audio that’s just like being there. Or, you can record video with 24-bit high resolution audio. See Recording video in 3D Audio or high resolution audio.
Pro mode gives you professional level control over your photography. Capture RAW photos and take full control over your camera settings. See Taking a RAW photo and Manually adjusting camera settings .
The camera captures RAW photos in DNG format. The RAW file provides more image information for post processing in the Google Photos™ app or a graphics program on your computer.
Hyperlapse lets you speed up the action up to 12 times, and select sections of the video to change its speed. See Recording a Hyperlapse video.