As if all the other things Android can do were not enough, there are apps pouring in which enable your Android smartphone to be used as a spy camera. These Android Spy Camera all have the basic feature to capture Videos or pictures passively without shutter sound, flash or preview so you can catch the moment you desire without anyone knowing it.
Some of these apps can even be used as a serious surveillance solution while at times taking candid images of friends without them knowing it can be fun.
1. SECuRET SpyCam
This Android SpyCam app has exclusive features than other orthodox apps. It is a visual motion triggered App which means you Android smart phone camera or remote camera will automatically capture still photo or video of any motion within its field of vision. It can then also automatically save the photo, tweet it or send it directly to your e-mail. In conjugation with SECuRET LiveStream you can remotely use you Webcam or any other camera for serious surveillance.
Price: $5 | SECuRET SpyCam
2. Mobile Hidden Camera
This Android Spy Camera app is the only SpyCam that is compatible with all the Android Versions fro 1.1 to 4.0.3. The app is an efficient combination of camera and CamCorder. The app performs as an efficient SpyCam with features like no preview, no flash, no shutter sound and both the back and front cameras can be used to capture images. It also allows you to shoot auto-continuous imaging with adjustable frequency and with burst mode you can shoot up to 5 to 10 images per second.
Price: Free | Mobile Hidden Camera – No longer available
3. Spy Camera by Heliodor
This app takes pictures and records video secretly by muting shutter sound, flash and preview of the images and videos on your Android device. All you will see is a black screen with status and free space indicators. The app also hides the images from the standard gallery app so your photos remain private even after they have been taken. Moreover, you can also let the app automatically shoot pictures by switching on the auto mode.
Price: $3.95 | Spy Camera by Heliodor
4. Super Spy Camera+
This App features all the functions of other Apps listed so far in this post but interestingly it is free and quite genuine. You can set the toast, control resolution settings and set the camera on auto shooting mode for multiple continuous image capturing. This app also lets you preview your images if you wish to and hides it if you don’t. The app also has a unique feature of Portrait enhancement and face correction with blurred image or low quality images which is inevitable in situations demanding a spy camera.
Price: Free | No longer available
5. Hidden Camera Spy Camera by Joseph
This Android Spy camera does not only capture instant secret photos but also quality videos and audio without anyone knowing it. The exclusive feature of this app is that it can passively run in the background for maximum Spy action. This unique feature also allows you to use other apps simultaneously on your Android Smartphone like Twitter, Facebook and you can even attend phone calls. The app also features password protection from unauthorized access.
Price: $5.49 |