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My Pixel 3 camera keeps having focus issues in the camera app. The image will appear to take a long time to lock focus with the focus oscillating on the screen. It also takes a lot longer to capture HDR images and Night shots compared to my partners Pixel Xl2 1 Recommended Answer 259 Replies 411 Upvotes
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Hi Simon,
When this focus issue occurs, are you tapping on a point in the viewfinder to lock the focus or just using the area-wide autofocus? Does this happen with the rear camera or the front camera(s) - or both? Does the problem continue while booted into Safe Mode?
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I'm having a similar issue. Tap to focus. General focus. Thank camera just doesn't work anymore
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Same here..I get a wobbly effect across the screen and it has a really hard time focusing on things the closer I get. It may be something to do with image stabilization?
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I am having the same issue. The camera has trouble focusing and constantly 'jerks' the shot to try to focus even on basic scenes.
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Yeah, my pixel 3 that isn't even 4 months old yet has a problem with the back camera where you have to put your camera close up to something for it to be an actual good looking focused photo or video. Taking a photo or video from a normal distance like every other phone is completely blurry. Very ordinary if I might have to pay for it to be fixed, even though it's a problem on their behalf! Just wanted a phone that does what it specified it did, I didn't pay for a phone that is giving me problems like this especially coming from Google. 2/5 stars not a great phone, fix your bloody hardware issues, very frustrating!!!!!
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