How to Take a Screenshot on Sony Xperia Z Ultra
As a company that initially fell behind its competition on the global smartphone market, Sony made somewhat of a major comeback with some of its latest Xperia series devices, retaking the spot in the big league along with Samsung, HTC and rest of the android titans.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra comes as the company’s latest phablet. Described as “the world’s slimmest Full HD smartphone,” the device dropped in early July 2013 and saw he manufacturer further garnering wider crowds.
As far as the phablet’s specs are considered, Sony Xperia Z Ultra features 6.9 x 3.6 x 0.26 inches size and weighs a total of just over 0.45 pounds, hence the lightweight reputation. On the inside, the phone is packed to the gills with high-tech features, including 2.2 GHz quad-core CPU, 2 GB of internal RAM memory, as well as 16 GB of storage and up to a maximum of 64 GB of removable microSD space. The camera is also a nifty one, featuring powerful 8.0 MP in the rear, as well as 2.2 MP in the front.
But what we’re here to check out is the screenshot domain. Taking screenshots often comes as a simple, basic, yet somewhat daunting task. Manufacturers often use various methods for the given functions, unintentionally leaving customers a bit confused. But as always, it all comes down to knowing which magical buttons to push. So without any further ado, check out the instructions on how to take a screenshot on Sony Xperia Z Ultra below.
Prior to listing the specific steps, we’ll point out that the initial step of selecting, or locating the screen you want to take a screenshot of wasn’t included, as it pretty much goes to show without saying.
Taking a screenshot on Sony Xperia Z Ultra
1) Press and hold Power button and Volume Down key simultaneously. It is crucial that the given buttons are pressed simultaneously, meaning at the exact same time, or the command won’t take effect, leaving you with basically nothing.
2) Wait until you’ve see a brief flash and hear the shutter sound, marking the operation’s success.
3) Check the phone’s gallery section for the desired image; it should be saved in .jpg format.
And that about wraps things up. As you can see, the procedure is basically as simple as it can get, it’s all about knowing a few basic tricks.
As far as any additional ways of taking a screenshot go, we could single out the No Root Screenshot It app. Available for $4.99, the app allows you to take a screenshot at the click of a button, as well as additionally adjust a few options and tweaks. Secifically, you can configure the image format, apply screenshot delay and even activate the Shake to Screenshot option, allowing you to take a screenshot by simply shaking the device. The app supports all Android smartphones, and since the Xperia Z Ultra is using Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, it should run as smooth as ever.