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Some Galaxy S8 units are facing camera focus issue

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have proven to be the most innovative flagships by Samsung ever with their OLED display and iris scanner. Samsung Galaxy S8 has been a top selling product which broke all preorders record. It has also faced some issues along the way, but this camera related issue is first of its kind. Some of the Galaxy S8 users are reporting about a camera bug which is causing trouble for phone’s camera to focus on objects.

The camera focus bug is irritating for users as most of them reported that their S8’s camera tries to focus on objects but fails. This is happening in both factory installed camera app and third-party apps like Snapchat or Messenger. The issue remains even if you try using manual focus.

A blurry shot was taken by an S8 user. Posted on Samsung’s official thread.

This behavior can’t be expected from a flagship device like Galaxy S8. In addition, with photo and video playing an increasingly important role in the life of a smartphone user, you can imagine how they feel when their handset can’t even take pictures properly.

There’s a dedicated thread at Samsung’s official forums discussing this issue. Samsung has acknowledged the Galaxy S8 camera focus bug and has listed some steps that users can take to troubleshoot the problem.

Meanwhile, the Samsung’s upcoming flagship Galaxy S9 is soon going to be showcased at CES 2018, and we have collected fine conceptual images depicting how the upcoming Galaxy smartphone might look like.

Written by Sajeel Syed
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