A Study on the User Experience of Smartphone Camera Application

스마트 폰 카메라 애플리케이션의 사용자 경험 연구

  • Kim, Eung-Cheol (Dept. of Product Design, Hongik University, International Design School for Advanced Studies) ;
  • Kim, Seung-In (Digital Media Design, Hongik University, International Design School for Advanced Studies)
  • 김응철 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 제품디자인전공) ;
  • 김승인 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원)
  • Received : 2017.06.13
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


This study investigates the user experience about the camera application and the operation environment that share the photographed pictures with the SNS in a smartphone user environment which is a necessity of modern people. To do this, 10 task tasks were selected based on 3 aspects such as manipulation, editing, and sharing, and the task execution time was measured after tasks were performed on 8 persons, 4 persons in 20s. Experiments conducted mainly on Samsung Experience 8 and LG UX 6.0, which are representative user interfaces of Android mobile operating system, showed that there are differences in usability between the three interfaces for each interface. In the course of the experiment, all of the subjects mentioned ease of operation and various functions as advantages. However, the complexity of text-based interfaces has been difficult to use because of the variety of functions that can be set up. Future research will be needed to improve the usability of camera applications by user interface.


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