Sony Background defocus app for Xperia now on Google Play

By | April 24, 2014

Sony has launched a new app for the Xperia users. It is the camera app exclusively for Xperia series Smartphone series. The Sony’s  ‘Background defocus’ app for Xperia Smartphones  is available free to download on the Google Play Store. This camera app provides more professional-looking images with a ‘bokeh‘ effect to the Xperia users.

Sony Background defocus app for Xperia now on Google Play

The new app of Soby for its  Xperia Smartphone users is used by launching  the regular camera app on their handsets, and  after that they have to select the Background defocus as the camera mode. The Background defocus app is a mobile imaging tool which can change the depth of field in an image, that can be used to blur/defocus the background or foreground, according to the choice of the app user.  After taking the image the user can change the blur level or blur type and then he can save the image.


The Background defocus app of Sonia is compatible from the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and with the latest KitKat version. The App has not acquired huge space of your’s Smartphone. It is only 7.1 MB in size. The Sony has suggests the users for using this app successfully-  The user has to focus on an object 15-45cm away from the device and to make sure that the background is 5 meters away from the focussed object in order to get a sharp focussed shot.

The Sony has revealed many specific tools and apps for Xperia Smartphones which  makes the user experience much better. Some days ago Sony has  released its Xperia Keyboard app on Google Play as a free download which comes with improve Keyboard layout. If want to download this Camera app for your’s Xperia device now click here!

How to use Background defocus:

  1. Start the Camera and select Background defocus as camera mode
  2. Now you have to Tap the object that you want to focus on in the viewfinder
  3. After that, Tap on the camera key to take a photo of the particular object that you chose
  4. Change the blur level and blur effect with the controls on the screen
  5. Tap the save button for saving the image