Apps to take better pictures from Nexus 6P

The Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X are one of the best smartphones of 2015 with a really good hardware. Both smartphones came up with a really good camera hardware. The pictures captured from any of these smartphones give an awesome result. Still, there is always a room for improvement. So, you must try any of these three apps to take better pictures from Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X.

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were released in 2015. They are last smartphones of Google’s Nexus series. After Nexus, Google has now moved on to Pixel.

Apps to take better pictures from Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X.

Manual Camera

Apps to take better pictures from Nexus 6P

As the name states, the app gives you manual controls. You can control various camera settings such as ISO, white balance, focus distance, exposure compensation and shutter speed on your Nexus. You can also use a photo editor by tapping a specified button as Manual Camera also provides RAW file support. The app provides a lot of other features. You can set the timer, enable or disable gridlines, On/Off Camera capture sound and Max. Screen brightness On/Off.

This is one of the best Camera apps. At the time of Nexus 6P launch, this was also one of the few apps that worked with the smartphone. The Manual Camera app is continuously updating, but only the Lollipop Camera APIs are being supported officially.

If you want to manually control all the settings, then you must try this app. You can purchase it at only $2.99. With so many manual controls, this app is worth $2.99.


Using a ProShot app, you will try things that you have never tried before with your smartphone camera. This app provides amazing features such as multiple flash controls like manual, semi manual and automatic, ISO, shutter speed, focus, torch, white balance, burst, timer and time lapse. The list of features doesn’t end here. The app also provides light painting mode with infinite shutter and also live preview, HDR mode, manual focus assist, live histogram, front facing camera with exposure control, zoom in/out with just one finger and many more.

ProShot is available on Play Store. You can purchase it in only $3.99.

A Better Camera

Using A Better Camera app, you can take even better pictures by using features like time lapse, night mode, multi-shot and video pausing. The app also provides amazing features like HDR, better metering modes and exposure bracketing.

You can take panorama shots up to 360 degrees, can set white balance, ISO option. The app gives you manual controls. There are two versions of this app, one is a free version which provides you almost all the necessary features and second is a paid pro version with some additional features. The pro version is available for just $3.99. With recent updates, A Better Camera is now available for Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X.

You must try these apps to take better pictures from Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X. All of the above three mentioned apps provides you all the basic features with many additional features. Use these apps and share your experience with us. If you know of some other better apps to take better pictures from Nexus 6p and Nexus 5X. Let us know in the comments.

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