When moving the S8/S8+ device to other far distant subject after focusing to close subjects while using Galaxy S8/S8+ Camera , the image on the screen is out of focus. Similarly when moving the S8/S8+ device to a close subject again after touching the screen to focus to far subject, the image on the screen is also out of focus. Is my device the faulty?

Last Update date : 2017.06.06

This is a normal operation concept of Galaxy S8/S8+ Camera.

 

If a subject is focused by touching the screen, the focus is maintained during 3 seconds with

showing manual brightness control level. However, if your camera moves to another subject

before the 3 seconds after touch, the camera will still keep focus with the distance to subject that

you selected manually before. This is normal concept and accordingly  your S8/S8+ camera

keeps the distance to subject that you want to focus by manual.

 

If you want that focus is on automatically and tracks a subject selected on the preview screen,

please activate “Tracking AF” feature.

 

On camera > Settings > turn on Tracking AF feature.

 

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