Sony’s Smart Social Camera ported to Xperia L and Xperia M

by XB on 16th February 2014

in Imaging, Tips & Tricks, Xperia L, Xperia M


Xperia social camera_5Sony’s Smart Social Camera has been integrated into the company’s Android 4.3 update for all Xperia handsets that have been updated so far. It will be a key part of Sony’s camera UI in 2014 and the ability for third-parties to integrate with Sony’s camera is a big differentiator from other brands.

There are still a number of 2013 Xperia handsets where we await news of an update schedule, including the Xperia C, Xperia L and Xperia M. If you own the latter two, then there is some good news for you as xperiaz2 from XDA has ported the Smart Social Camera for these devices.

This will also give you access to a number of Sony’s camera apps including AR effect, Social live, Info-eye, Motionshot, Timeshift Burst, Motiongraph amongst others.

You can install this port through CWM recovery, so your phone will need to be rooted. There are separate flashable zip files depending on whether you are running Android 4.1.2 (single-SIM Xperia M owners) or Android 4.2.2 (Xperia L owners). You can find more information and the download links here.

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  • Jayesh

    Finally there is someone who is working for Xperia L and M.
    We expect some good news from Sony for these devices.
    XPERIA BLOG is doing best part they can…thanks for whatever you are doing.
    I wish someone could share some development details for these devices here.

  • redwan

    i want sony xperia z2.

  • redwan fusiion

    i want sony xperia z2

  • Night of Xperia Z

    I want that widget that contain those AR Effect, Time Shift Burst, Social Live, etc
    Can anyone tell me how to get that widget?

  • xperiaDROID

    Here you go.

  • saif

    Not familiar with term ‘CWM’. Can anyone guide how to install using cwm ?

  • Quark Gluon

    Your phone has to be rooted first, then install the CWM, then install the app via CWM. How? Go to XDA Developer forum for the particular device.

  • saif

    Can you elaborate “then install the CWM” a bit. Is it a app or what?

  • hanson eze

    Can XPERIA SP have this apps

  • Tjaldid

    there is less than a week before MWC where they will announce it so stop begging

  • Mike Gonzalez

    now that would look so awesome

  • zeb

    y not for xperia sp? for xperia sp social live and info eye is not available?

  • zeb

    for sp its showing not compatible with device why?

  • zeb

    in 4.3 update sony dint gave the camera widget

  • cs098

    It’s a recovery, that allows installing zips (which may be from custom Roms to awesome mods like this one), backup and restoring roms and other cool things.

  • Sander Puus

    its ClockWorkMod recovery replacing ur devices stock recovery image

  • Kaarthikeyan Swaminathan

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/ will answer your queries

  • saif

    Thanx you and others too for explaining.

  • Harshit Jindal

    Is the update also for xperia sp, someone plz tell me fast

  • deywid

    I have all of these apps on my Xperia T with 4.3 Official Android. Just google all of it, you will find it if you can.

  • kutaytopkac

    i haven’t that camera widget in my z which i have 4.3 offical. how can i take that camera widget?

  • Samuel

    Yes, just update to 4.3 and you will get the awesome camera.

  • Samuel

    Yes, just update to 4.3 and you will get the awesome camera.

  • Caio Faria

    Xperia T dont have Social Live and Info-Eye :/

  • Caio Faria

    Where you download Social Live and Info-Eye? Do you have the Camera Widget?

  • Samuel

    If you are on 4.3 try to download them from the play store, if not possible it is because they are “exclusive” for the Z1. You will need to root your phone to manually install those and other apps.

  • XperiaUser
  • mukul verma

    for xperia sp user, plz install apk of all smart social apps, i had install all apk & everything is working 100%. i had install info eye, social live,timeshift burst, ar effect, wikitude places, & background defocus.everything is working fine.
    i am using 4.3 xperia sp. google play store doesnt support of social live, u have to download apk.

  • Afham

    so, how to install it with the CWM?

  • deywid

    They do, I have them just unofficlialy but these functions works :)

  • Shantanu Mukhopadhyay

    So anyone using xperia m tried it yet? are they functional properly? if yes then kindly guide how to install for xperia m dual.

  • hanson eze

    How can I get this version since I haven’t gotten any notification of New version

  • pushpa

    I used in xperia c since xperia c doesn’t have recovery I manually pushed files and finally my work succeed….works in xperia c too

  • Aayush Saini

    Hi pushpa! Can you please guide me how to do it…. Actually I lost my stock camera while doing this… Please help me.. :)

  • aayushsaini

    Hello pushpa…!!
    Can you please explain the procedure? Actually, I lost my stock camera while manually pushing the Files.. So please help me ASAP…
    Thanks in advance… :)

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  • niharika

    Hey! I dnt know y my flash is not working in xperia I ever since it got updated itself through system update… Could please fix it up…i mean could u plz update it again….
    thanx!

  • Vimal Tarsariya

    I was install Cm11 nightly 4.4.4 (mt cell is xperia L)
    Can i install this smart social camera….. ?

  • crunchbangyou

    Bunch of jerks

  • pushpa

    And you are one of them

  • Cristhian Zambrano

    did you installed it? how did you do? i cant do it, i have camera fc =(

  • DerFreakXD

    Android 4.3 Official is available for Xperia M so you don’t need to install this. Xperia L still got 4.2.2 -.-

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