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Samsung A8 camera terrible?

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Samsung A8 camera terrible?

Anyone have a Samsung A8? How are you finding the camera with room lighting? Close up photos with the rear view camera I find constantly come out very blurry. Not sure why, as the A5 (2017) I've used is fine.
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Raptors wrote:
Jul 11th, 2018 2:49 am
How are you finding the camera with room lighting?
Don't expect indoor photo's to come out as good as outdoor ones. Even my s8 sometimes struggles in those so i would expect a lesser model to do even worse.
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I have a coworker who just got this phone and I wasn't impressed by the camera when using it inside the office. I felt like some of it was blurry even at the object in focus itself.

A general landscape photo didn't look that clear as well. I was hoping the camera was good for a mid ranger like that.
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Samsung A8 camera terrible?
Samsung A8 camera is terrible because it has no OIS (optical stabilization). Samsung is ruining the A series brand name by not including OIS in their camera. The A5 does not have it, even the A8 plus does not have OIS.
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stack21 wrote:
Jul 14th, 2018 9:20 pm
Samsung A8 camera is terrible because it has no OIS (optical stabilization). Samsung is ruining the A series brand name by not including OIS in their camera. The A5 does not have it, even the A8 plus does not have OIS.
The A series is low end stuff. Don't let the high MSRP deceive you. Only the galaxy and note line get all the good components.
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Jul 15th, 2018 10:22 am
The A series is low end stuff. Don't let the high MSRP deceive you. Only the galaxy and note line get all the good components.
The A series is mid-range. The low end stuff is the J series.
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stack21 wrote:
Jul 14th, 2018 9:20 pm
Samsung A8 camera is terrible because it has no OIS (optical stabilization). Samsung is ruining the A series brand name by not including OIS in their camera. The A5 does not have it, even the A8 plus does not have OIS.
LOL

This is a mid-range phone, buddy. How can they ruin a brand name by not including a feature that's typically and traditionally reserved for high end phones (Pixel 2, Galaxy S series, iPhone 8/X, LG V30, etc)? Your expectations are out of touch.
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stack21 wrote:
Jul 15th, 2018 12:03 pm
The A series is mid-range. The low end stuff is the J series.
J series is unusable. They should be taken to task for manufacturing toxic waste.
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