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front camera is very dark on video

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front camera is very dark on video

at night the front camera becomes very dark while i record a video

is that normal or not

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Re: front camera is very dark on video

Front camera doesn't have a flash, so you need to be in a well lit environment to be able to use it. It's a 5MP wide angle camera suitable for selfies but still light will be a limitation.



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Re: front camera is very dark on video

Ok
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Re: front camera is very dark on video

The picture is very dark too. Knowing that it is a camera without flash would need to do better in low light. I made a comparison with J5 galaxy without using the flash and the pictures are super bright
The main camera also takes pictures very dark for 13mp. I had an Xperia ZR with the 13mp camera allso ,but i had no such problem.
sony please fix this problem You said you solved all the problems with the new update, but apparently not.
shame

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Re: front camera is very dark on video

I hope that problem will be solved on the new update
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Re: front camera is very dark on video

Well, I received yesterday my M4 Aqua Dual 2333, updated immediately to the last FW, and I've the same problem.

 

Pics are fine. However, video are much much much dark. You can't see anything untill the room is REALLY bright.

 

I think it's a SW bug, considering that if pics are bright and videos are not, it means that the hardware works properly.

 

Just really strange.

 

I would like to hear something from Sony. Just to say "Hey, we got it!".

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Re: front camera is very dark on video

I've been experiencing the same thing at the moment, were the picture quality is fine but when I use the front facing camera to record a video it's very dark.

I would too like to here from Sony as this issue needs to be addressed.