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Roll back to Oreo!

Apprentice
Message 11 of 15
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Message 11 of 15

Android P update - Awful photo/video quality !

Hi Sony !

 

My Xperia just got the Android P update.

Unfortunately, the quality of photos and videos is much lower than it was on Android O.

While in Superior Auto mode it is well... ok, let's say it is passable - then when I turned on HDR in Manual mode, it looks like the photos are taken in very low resolution (but still reported as being 23 Mpixel...) - there is terrible loss of details. The same for videos, they almost look like recorded in VGA resoluton.

What happened to that fantastic camera quality that we got in December update last year ? Even black level is incorrect again now, in dark scenes there is that ugly blue noise appearing again around photo edges.

This needs to be corrected with really high priority.

It's a pity, because the rest of the system is working really good. It is very smooth and looks really nice.

But the camera is barely useful now.

 

//Marcin

Adviser
Message 12 of 15
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Message 12 of 15

Re: Android P update - Awful photo/video quality !

I think Sony will fix this camera issue with some later patch or small update.

Inhabitant
Message 13 of 15
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Message 13 of 15

Re: Android P update - Awful photo/video quality !

Dream little friend, dream... 

Visitor
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Re: Roll back to Oreo!

Hi! I have problems with the autofocus. The main camera's focus does not work properly when the distance is about 5-10 cm between the lens and the subject to be photographed. I have bought this mobile, because of the camera... and it's a great disappointment... can Sony be expected to fix the problem with a later software update? Thanks: David

Apprentice
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Message 15 of 15

Re: Roll back to Oreo!


@itdavo wrote:

Hi! I have problems with the autofocus. The main camera's focus does not work properly when the distance is about 5-10 cm between the lens and the subject to be photographed. I have bought this mobile, because of the camera... and it's a great disappointment... can Sony be expected to fix the problem with a later software update? Thanks: David




I have read somewhere that minimal distance should be 12 cm as that is the limit of sensor in this phone.

 

Also use camera manual mode, auto focus will perform better.