Instagram
Instagram
Top 17%3,320 points
Top 17%
Key features and highlights

Instagram review: 27 facts and highlights

1. Can rotate the image

This can be used to rotate the image for an interesting effect, or more commonly to correct the image if it is at a slight angle.
Instagram
64% have it

2. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Instagram
71% have it

3. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Instagram
41% have it

4. Higher rating on Google Play

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
4.5
PicSay Pro: 4.7

5. number of filters

Filters allow you to apply effects to your image with one touch, usually with a range of effects such as retro films or sketches.
23
PicsPlay Pro: 200

6. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Instagram
73% have it

7. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Instagram
97% have it

8. smaller app size (iOS app)

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
62.4MB
Fhotoroom: 6.1MB

9. Higher rating on the App Store

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
3.5
Text Camera: 5

10. Has tilt shift

Tilt shift is a technique which can be used to achieve the “diorama” effect, whereby you can make normal images look as if they were taken of small models. It works by applying a blur to parts of the image which simulates a shallower depth of field, even on objects far away.
Instagram
28% have it

11. Can adjust contrast

Adjusting the contrast affects the difference between light and dark areas of the image. You can fine tune it to meet your needs, such as increasing the contrast to make your subject stand out more.
Instagram
73% have it

12. Can adjust brightness

If your photo is too bright or dark, you can adjust the brightness in order to get a well-balanced image.
Instagram
73% have it

13. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Instagram
82% have it

14. Has live filters

When taking a picture with the app, you can preview your next photo with the filter already applied. This means you can choose a filter that compliments the scene before you capture the image, rather than applying it later.
Instagram
28% have it

15. Can adjust saturation

Saturation refers to the intensity of colors. It is measured on a scale ranging from 0% (black and white) to 100% (pure colors) at a constant level of brightness. Images with high levels of saturation have vivid colors, while unsaturated images appear greyish.
Instagram
68% have it

16. more languages supported

You can use a wider range of languages in the application. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
26
Instagram: 26

17. Can capture photos

You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera application.
Instagram
81% have it

18. Has photo challenges

Users are given regular challenges to complete such as taking a photo of a particular place or object, with the best ones being singled out for exposure and sometimes prizes.
Instagram
7% have it

19. Captioning

You can add captions and titles to your photos.
Instagram
51% have it

20. Is a social network

It is a social network, which has features such as commenting and tagging. This means you can share content quickly and easily and engage with a community.
Instagram
14% have it

21. Has privacy options

You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.
Instagram
7% have it

22. Has geotagging

You can tag your photos/videos at the specific location where you took them. This gives you another way to organise them, and also makes them more discoverable by other people.
Instagram
19% have it

23. social network users

The social network has a higher number of users, indicating it is a more popular platform. This makes it easier to find content you like and to interact with other people.
800 million
Facebook Camera: 1100 million

24. Is compatible with Windows Phone

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.
Instagram
17% have it

25. Can create collages

You can create collages using lots of your images, usually with custom frames and shapes.
Instagram
38% have it

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