Review: Panorama Camera 360 takes decent panoramas, but is hard to use

Create 360-degree panoramas with Panorama Camera 360 -- once you get the hang of using this app.

The idea behind Panorama Camera 360 is a good one, but you'll probably spend a lot of time trying to master the steps you need to take to get the best photos from it.

Panorama Camera 360 lets you take a sweeping photograph by turning with your camera as you take pictures. It will then stitch the images it captures together to make a neat photograph. To do this, Panorama Camera 360 needs you to hold the camera perfectly still while you're turning, which isn't the easiest thing in the world to do. You also have to make sure the phone stays completely vertical or else the app won't even let you get started. The app's accelerometer detection is incredibly sensitive, so even the slightest movement will stop the app from completing your picture. If you don't follow all of the app's rules perfectly, it won't work and will make your photo incredibly blurry. Things aren't as tough if you have a high-end phone, but many of those come with panorama apps installed. This app's quality relies too heavily on the quality of camera your phone has. That means if you have a mid-tier or lower phone, this app won't do much for you.

Panorama Camera 360 is too sensitive to be used by the average Android user. If you're incredibly precise, you might be able to make a decent panorama with it, though. Just be ready to take a lot of duds before you get a winner.

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